New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/9/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/9/2021 – The New York Knicks have something to cheer about after winning their first preseason game and they hope to keep the rhythm going. The Washington Wizards also had a good opening pre-season game and this team will host the Knicks this Saturday, October 9. The match will be held at the Capital One Arena located in Washington DC. NBC Sports Washington will be putting the game live on television at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and NBA League Pass will have the same feed for the online live stream. The Washington Wizards according to NBA game odds carry the advantage over the visiting New York Knicks.
New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/9/2021
New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/9/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks opened up their pre-season against rival team Indiana Pacers and won the match by 21 points, 125-104. This team went full force as Julius Randle tallied 20 points, nine rebounds and two assists in 30 minutes. RJ Barrett was the second-best scorer for the team doing 17 points long with three rebounds and two assists. Newly acquired players Evan Fournier and Kemba Walker each had a dozen points for their first game as a Knick. Taj Gibson started at center and was able to log 14 points, six rebounds and three assists while fellow Tom Thibodeau long-time teammate Derrick Rose had 8.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 71 GP 71 GS 37.6 MIN 24.1 PTS 1.2 OR 9 DR 10.2 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.73 PER
R. Barrett SG 72 GP 72 GS 34.9 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.9 OR 4.8 DR 5.8 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 13.5 PER
D. Rose PG * 35 GP 3 GS 26.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.4 OR 2.5 DR 2.9 REB 4.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 1.1 PF 3 AST/TO 18.83 PER.
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards hosted their first preseason game and did not disappoint the hometown crowd with a 6-point win over the young Houston Rockets, 125-119. Bradley Beal was one of the league’s deadliest offensive weapons and he did 18 points, three assists and two rebounds in 21 minutes. He looks to have good chemistry with newcomer Spencer Dinwiddie who had 14 points, five assists and two rebounds. Aaron Holiday has shown the team that he is ready to contribute, doing 17 points off the bench while Kore Kispert started at center tallying a dozen points.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 60 GP 60 GS 35.8 MIN 31.3 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.7 REB 4.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 22.81 PER
T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.75 PER
R. Hachimura PF 57 GP 57 GS 31.5 MIN 13.8 PTS 0.9 OR 4.6 DR 5.5 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 11.45 PER.
New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 10/9/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
Under is 5-0 in Knicks last 5 games following an ATS win.
Wizards are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss.
New York Knicks
M. Robinson C Out indefinitely – Foot
R. Hachimura PF Out indefinitely – Personal
New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
The Washington Wizards do own the home court advantage but the top online sportsbook sees a close match with the New York Knicks not far behind them. The Wizards are the safer bet to win and expect them to field their best players.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Wizards for this game is set at EVEN while the Wizards are -120 if they win.
ATS: N/AIt is just one point separating both teams across the spread with the Knicks given the +1 while the Wizards are at the -1.
TOTALs: N/AThe total for both teams to reach is set at 225 points with the Wizards the team under and the Knicks are over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 114, Wizards