Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 11/24/2019 NBA Previews and Prediction
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Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 11/24/2019 – The Brooklyn Nets (7-8) gun for their third straight win on Sunday against neighborhood rivals the New York Knicks (4-12). This will be the second time these two New York teams play each other this season. The Nets, who were 8-point favorites in their first meeting on Oct. 25, will enter the second match-up still the bookmakers’ pick to win, but the NBA spread has been adjusted to only 2-points as the road team will be playing without Kyrie Irving for the fifth straight game.
Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 11/24/2019
Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 11/24/2019 Betting Odds
Brooklyn Nets Betting
Life without Kyrie Irving has been tough, but the Nets are still finding ways to win games, and it all starts with their defense. Spence Dinwiddie continued his remarkable play as Irving’s replacement in the starting lineup, scoring 23 points on 8-for-15 shooting with 7 assists to lead the charge in Brooklyn’s 116-97 win over the Sacramento Kings. Joe Harris also buried seven triples and finished with 22 markers, while Garrett Temple added 18 points for the Nets, who clamped down the Kings to just 4-for-26 clip from three-point range.
Players to Watch: Kyrie Irving (28.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 7.2 APG), Spencer Dinwiddie (18.9 PPG, 2.4 RPG, 5.2 APG), Joe Harris (13.5 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.8 APG)
New York Knicks Betting
Even the struggling San Antonio Spurs were good enough to beat the New York Knicks on their home floor. Marcus Morris Sr. once again led the Knicks in scoring as he finished with 20 points on 7-for-14 FG clip, while Bobby Portis dropped 16 off the bench in a 111-104 loss to the Spurs, who ended an 8-game losing streak. New York made a late rally but a 32-16 first quarter in favor of the Spurs proved to be the difference-maker in the match.
Players to Watch: Marcus Morris (18.8 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 1.5 APG), Julius Randle (16.5 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 3.8 APG), R.J. Barrett (15.3 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 3.5 APG)
Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks 11/24/2019 Betting Numbers
Brooklyn is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
New York Knicks
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of New York’s last 19 games.
Kevin Durant SF Achilles is out indefinitely
New York Knicks
Reggie Bullock SF Back is out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
Without Irving, the Nets have gone more defensive these past two games, limiting Charlotte to 91 points and Sacramento to 97 points. The Knicks, on the other hand, are still struggling to get consistent scoring production from their starters as their offense plummets to 29th in the league at 101.93 points per game.
Moneyline: The Nets are 3-0 against the Knicks in their last three games, including a four-point win, 113-109, in their last meeting.
ATS: The Nets’ winning margin in their last three victories over the Knicks is seven points. Even without Irving, Brooklyn still has enough talents to win straight up and cover the 2-point NBA spread.
TOTALs: The total for this game will go OVER 208 points. The Knicks are the second-worst offensive team in the NBA, scoring barely 100 points per ball game. The Nets’ offense hasn’t been as explosive as it was when they had Irving; yet picking this game to go OVER seems to be the right NBA over/under pick since the total opened at low 200s.
Score Prediction: 111-102 Nets