Pointspread favors Nets in battle with Knicks

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Nov 1, 7:00 PM | Barclays Center

New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Odds

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New York travels to Brooklyn on Thursday, hoping to boost its 0-0 mark with a victory over the Nets.

The Nets sit at 0-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Knicks are currently 0-0 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Brooklyn is 0-0 OU, and New York is 0-0 OU.

View New York vs Brooklyn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Nets sat as 4.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 197.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets - Knicks odds would favor the Knicks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Brooklyn is rated No. 29 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Knicks sit at No. 8. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 2-0 win for the Nets.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Brooklyn's No. 23-ranked offense (0 PPG) against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 1 at 0 PPG. The Nets have averaged 0% from the field per game, almost the same as the Knicks have managed so far this season (0% on average).

Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.

New York was a 106-94 loser in its last match on the road against the Heat. They earned a push of the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Carmelo Anthony was dynamite, scoring 35 points and adding 8 rebounds but Miami still won, 106-94, over New York on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 98-67 loser on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (165) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. New Jersey was run off the court by the Raptors on Thursday as Toronto blasted them 98-67 at Air Canada Centre.

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Knicks at Nets trends to consider:
New York is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Brooklyn
New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New York's last 14 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Brooklyn's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Brooklyn's last 14 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 6 games when playing at home against New York
Brooklyn is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing New York

Next up:
New York home to Miami, Friday, November 2
Brooklyn home to Toronto, Saturday, November 3

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