New York Knicks vs Golden State Warriors Odds
New York pays a visit to Golden State on Monday, hoping to send the Warriors to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors sport records of 35-29 and 31-31-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Knicks sit at 38-22 and 31-29 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 38-25-1 for the Warriors and 28-30-2 for the Knicks. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 10 (Warriors) and the No. 9 (Knicks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 104-99 result in favor of the Knicks is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense (100.7 PPG) against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 8 at 95.8 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.3% from the field per game, more than the Knicks have managed so far this season (44.2% on average).
Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, giving up 97.1 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
The Knicks were a 113-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Jazz. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (197) made winners of OVER bettors. The Knicks blew out Utah on Saturday, running up the score in a 113-84 win at Madison Square Garden.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 103-93 loser as they battled the Bucks at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 196 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State got 18 points from Carl Landry but lost anyway 103-93 against the Bucks on Saturday at Oracle Arena.
New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 2-8
After playing Utah are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
A few Knicks at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New York's last 8 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
New York is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York's last 11 games on the road
Golden State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Golden State's last 8 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games at home
Golden State is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing New York
New York at Denver, Wednesday, March 13
Golden State home to Detroit, Wednesday, March 13