Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks 1/6/2022 Picks Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks 1/6/2022 – These are teams that are fighting to be in the playoffs and a win will help them get ahead of their position rivals. The Boston Celtics are going on the road and taking on the New York Knicks this Thursday, January 6 and it will be held at the basketball mecca in Madison Square Garden, New York City. TNT will be putting the game live on television at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream by subscribing to NBA League Pass. Having the home court advantage gives the New York Knicks the edge in NBA betting lines over the Boston Celtics.
Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks 1/6/2022
Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks 1/6/2022 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics are now 10th in the NBA Eastern Conference and they are currently tied with the New York Knicks. This team failed to get into a winning streak after losing to the San Antonio Spurs by only two points, 97-99. Jaylen Brown did his part tallying 30 points and six rebounds while Jayson Tatum chipped in with 19 points and eight assists. Dennis Schoeder and Marcus Smart combined for 29 points and no other Celtic was able to contribute double-figure scoring. Payton Pritchard is still not expected to play in this game as he is still serving quarantine time.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 33 GP 33 GS 36.7 MIN 25.6 PTS 1.1 OR 7.5 DR 8.6 REB 3.8 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.15 PER
J. Brown SG 23 GP 23 GS 34.4 MIN 24.3 PTS 0.9 OR 5.2 DR 6.1 REB 2.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 18.32 PER
D. Schroder PG 30 GP 19 GS 32.6 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.6 OR 2.9 DR 3.5 REB 4.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.87 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks after losing back-to-back games against the Oklahoma City Thunder and Toronto Raptors were able to bounce back with a win over the New Orleans Pelicans, 104-94. RJ Barrett led the team in scoring against the Raptors with 32 points along with eight rebounds and three assists while Julius Randle had a double-double of 30 points and 16 rebounds. Alec Burks did well as the team’s starting point guard with 14 points and six rebounds while Immanuel Quickley came off the bench with 11 points. Derrick Rose and Kemba Walker are both expected to miss this game against the Celtics.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 36 GP 36 GS 35.4 MIN 19.6 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.1 REB 4.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 3.5 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.67 PER
R. Barrett SG 31 GP 31 GS 31.2 MIN 15.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4.8 DR 5.6 REB 2.2 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 12.53 PER
K. Walker PG 24 GP 24 GS 27.3 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.5 OR 3.1 DR 3.5 REB 3.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 1.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 16.26 PER.
Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks 1/6/2022 Betting Numbers
Boston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Payton Pritchard PG Quarantine is “?” Thursday vs New York
New York Knicks
Derrick Rose PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The New York Knicks love to play in front of their home crowd and that gives them the edge in the top online sportsbook over the identity-seeking Boston Celtics. Julius Randle is expected to lead the Knicks and he will get some help from their younger guards like Immanuel Quickley and Alec Burks.
Moneyline: Both teams are evenly matched heading to this game and the winner will have an ML of -105.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points across the spread with the Knicks getting the -1.5 while the Celtics are at +1.5.
TOTALs: 209.5 points is the total set for both teams to reach with the Knicks going under and the Celtics are over.
Score Prediction: 110 – 105, Knicks