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New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Basketball Betting Odds

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New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs

The year’s NBA basketball betting action continues this Friday night with an enticing New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs matchup. The Knicks are arguably the worst team in the league at the moment and should be easy pickings for the Spurs tonight. After all, San Antonio has won the last 6 games in a row. So what kind of bets should players learning how to bet on sports make tonight? Let’s take a look at the odds to figure it out.

New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs – Friday, March 15th    

When: 7:30 pm ET

Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: NBA League Pass

NBA Basketball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Knicks +13½ (-110) 215 (-110) +800
Spurs -6 (-110) 215 (-110) -1250
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New York Knicks          

The Knicks enter tonight’s matchup sporting a meager 13-55 record that ranks them dead last in the division. Nevertheless, the Knicks will still take to the court tonight to try and upset San Antonio. All in all New York is 4-6 in their last 10 versus the Spurs and 1-2 in their last 3. Although they’ve proven capable of beating San Antonio in the past, it doesn’t seem like they’ll be able to pose a threat this evening. After all, New York has zero momentum and the Spurs are on a roll. Furthermore, tonight’s numbers don’t paint a pretty picture for New York. At the present time they rank 27th in scoring and 24th in points allowed. Comparatively the Spurs rank 16th in scoring and 15th on defense. If those numbers pan out this evening, the Knicks are in for yet another blowout.

Players to Watch: Tim Hardaway Jr. (19.1 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.7 apg), Dennis Smith Jr. (14.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 6.0 apg), and Emmanuel Mudiay (14.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.7 apg).

San Antonio Spurs   

The Spurs ride into this Friday night matchup sporting a 39-29 record on the year. This ranks them 2nd in the Southwest Division but 7th overall in the Western Conference. Right now San Antonio has a 1 ½ game lead over the 8th seeded Clippers. However, they do have a 5 ½ game lead over the 9th seeded Sacramento Kings. As can be seen San Antonio’s playoff chances are not on the line tonight. Notwithstanding, the Spurs will use this matchup against the Knicks to pick up an easy win and strengthen their postseason standing. Tonight’s NBA basketball betting odds are pegging them as a heavy favorite, which was to be expected.

Players to Watch: DeMar DeRozan (21.7 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 6.1 apg), LaMarcus Aldridge (21.3 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2.4 apg), and Rudy Gay (14.2 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.6 apg).

New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of New York’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • New York is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • New York is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 8 of San Antonio’s last 11 games when playing New York
  • San Antonio is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing New York
  • San Antonio is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing New York

New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs matchup? The money line is far too lopsided to offer any real value. Nevertheless, the spread and totals line are amongst the better options this Friday. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 115-99 San Antonio.