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New Jersey NetsNew York Knicks
Feb 20, 7:30 PM | Madison Square Garden

New Jersey Nets vs New York Knicks Odds

9-24TEAM RECORD16-16

New Jersey travels to New York on Monday, hoping to boost its 9-24 mark with a victory over the Knicks.

The Nets will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 14-19 ATS against the number this season, while the Knicks are 15-17 ATS. New Jersey is 18-15 on the totals; New York is 10-22.

View New Jersey vs New York Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Knicks installed as 8-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 194.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 28-rated Nets taking on the No. 17-rated Knicks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-88 win for the Knicks on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 95.4 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 25 at 99.2 PPG. The Knicks field goal percentage has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.7 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 92-85 loser as they battled the Bucks at home. The Nets failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 177 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Deron Williams scored 26 points for New Jersey on Sunday, but the Bucks managed a 92-85 victory over the Nets at Prudential Center.

New York won its last outing, a 104-97 result against the Mavericks on February 19. The Knicks covered in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 201 combined points took the game OVER the total. New York got 28 points and 14 assists from Jeremy Lin en route to a 104-97 victory over Dallas on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Orlando are 2-8
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Nets at Knicks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Jersey's last 9 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Jersey's last 12 games when playing New York
New Jersey is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing on the road against New York
New York is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
New York is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
New York is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games at home

Next up:
New Jersey home to Orlando, Wednesday, February 22
New York home to Atlanta, Wednesday, February 22

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