NBA 2k20 Sim: Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 5/8/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 5/8/2020 – Both teams participating in this NBA 2k20 simulation game are at the bottom half of the NBA Eastern Conference as the Detroit Pistons battle the New York Knicks. This game can be viewed in Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims this Friday, May 8. The Detroit Pistons are carrying a 20-46 record this season and they traded away Andre Drummond during the mid-season. On the other side, the New York Knicks are just above the Pistons in the standings with a 21-45 record. The Pistons are seen with the advantage here by NBA Games Today Odds to prevail against the Knicks in this simulation.
Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 5/8/2020
Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 5/8/2020 Betting Odds
Detroit Pistons Betting
The bright spot of the Detroit Pistons’ season was seeing Derrick Rose healthy and getting bits of his MVP form back in 2011. He now leads the team with an 84 overall rating with an A+ in inside scoring, A playmaking and A- at the mid-range. Blake Griffin has missed most of the season and he is given an 82 overall rating along with an A+ in inside scoring. Luke Kennard is also in and out of the roster but Christian Wood took over while Drummond is away. Both players are given an 80 overall rating. John Henson and Jordan McCrae are both serviceable players carrying a 76 overall rating with a B+ in inside scoring. Bruce Brown and Langson Galloway are part of the team’s rotation and they both have a 75 overall rating.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks are a team trying to find an identity throughout the season. They made a few changes during the mid-season leaving Mitchell Robinson as the top-rated player with his 83 overall rating. He has an A- in inside scoring, inside defense and rebounding. Julius Randle has been the most consistent player for the team and he is at 82 overall with his best attributes are also scoring inside. Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson and Bobby Portis all owns a 78 overall rating and are key pieces in this year’s team. Rookie RJ Barrett has been battling consistency all-season and NBA 2k20 gave him a 76 overall rating as the team’s shooting guard. Allonzo Trier rotates at the guard position and he is at 75 overall.
Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The Knicks are coming in this game as the underdogs according to Online Sportsbook against the Pistons whose stars are healthy. Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose is an interesting combination as fans wonder how they would have been if they both played together in their prime. Still, both players are safer to rely your bet on.
Moneyline: The Pistons are given an ML of -170 for this game while the Knicks are at +130 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is just 3.5 points across the spread for both teams. Pistons are taking the -3.5 while the Knicks sit at +3.5.
TOTALs: Both teams are given a total of 104.5 points in this simulation. Both teams likely will go under.
Score Prediction: 103 – 98 Pistons