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New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3-13-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/2021 – The Oklahoma City Thunder are on back-to-back wins and they wish to extend the momentum by getting on a winning streak. They will have to do that by beating the visiting New York Knicks this Saturday, March 13 and it will be at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. It will be NBA TV that will put the game live on television at exactly 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed is also seen at NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch through an online live stream. The New York Knicks are the team with the advantage in this matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder according to NBA Odds.

New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/2021

When: March 13, 2021 2:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks -5 (-111) 239.5 o (-110) -750
Oklahoma City Thunder +5 (-111) 239.5 u (-110) +525
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New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks are one of the hottest teams right now in the NBA but they were held off by the Milwaukee Bucks during their return from the NBA All-Star Weekend. That loss puts them down to an even record of 19-19 and at 7th place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. Julius Randle was named an NBA All-Star for the first time and it looks like fatigue is still with him after playing in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. He just finished with seven points on 3-of-12 shooting but he was able to contribute eight rebounds, six assists and a block. RJ Barrett tried to carry the team over the Bucks with 22 points but it was not enough.

Players to watch: J. Randle PF 38 GP 38 GS 36.5 MIN 22.8 PTS 1.4 OR 9.6 DR 11 REB 5.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.34 PER

R. Barrett SG 38 GP 38 GS 33.1 MIN 16.7 PTS 1.2 OR 4.7 DR 5.9 REB 2.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.62 PER

E. Payton PG 34 GP 34 GS 28.1 MIN 12.6 PTS 1.3 OR 2.5 DR 3.8 REB 3.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 1.9 PF 2 AST/TO 12.44 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to pick up a win over the Dallas Mavericks since returning from the NBA All-Star Break. The win helped them pick up their 16th win of the season and they are now a game above the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelican with their record at 15-21. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander looks well rested as he provided the team with 32 points and six assists. Al Horford manned the paint well with 21 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks while Lou Dort and Aleksej Pokusevski did 14 points each to help the team overcome the Mavericks.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 31 GP 31 GS 34 MIN 23.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 6.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.29 PER

A. Horford C 25 GP 25 GS 28.2 MIN 14.3 PTS 1 OR 5.8 DR 6.8 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1.1 TO 1.8 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17.23 PER

L. Dort SF 36 GP 36 GS 29.7 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 1 AST/TO 9.06 PER.

New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/13/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New York Knicks

New York are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York’s last 6 games.
New York are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Knicks are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against Oklahoma City.
New York are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York’s last 9 games on the road.
New York are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games this season.
New York are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
New York are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oklahoma City’s last 13 games.
Oklahoma City are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games against New York.
Oklahoma City are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against New York.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 9 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Thunder are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played in March.
Oklahoma City are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

New York Knicks

Derrick Rose PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Oklahoma City
Austin Rivers SG Personal is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Oklahoma City
Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring is “?” Saturday vs Oklahoma City
Mitchell Robinson C Hand is out indefinitely

Oklahoma City Thunder

Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out indefinitely
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Hamidou Diallo SG Groin is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs New York
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Quad is OUT Saturday vs New York
Darius Bazley PF Shoulder is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs New York
Josh Hall SF Knee is OUT Saturday vs New York

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Oklahoma City Thunder
21-17-0 Against the Spread 20-16-1
15-23-0 Straight Up 18-19-0
105 Points per Game 106
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
45.45 Offensive FG% 44.61
77.46 Offensive FT% 73.94
37.12 Offensive 3PT% 34.36
43.87 Defensive FG% 46.06
77.19 Defensive FT% 75.63
33.4 Defensive 3PT% 34.93

New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The Oklahoma City Thunder are just too weak this season and they will be going up against an improving New York Knicks. They are the underdogs in this matchup as seen in online sportsbook against the Knicks.

Moneyline: The Knicks are given an ML of -750 for this game while the home team Thunder are at +525.

ATS: It is five points between both teams on the ATS with the Knicks taking the -5 while the Thunder are +5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams is pinned at 239.5 with the Knicks going over and the Thunder are under.

Score Prediction: 123 – 115, Knicks