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New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12/28/2019 Odds Spread and Picks

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New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12-28-2019 Odds Spread and Picks

New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12/28/2019 – These are two Eastern Conference teams that are fighting for life this 2019-2020 NBA Season. The New York Knicks are visiting the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. This basketball game will tip-off at 5 pm Eastern Time and will be featured on TV at the NBC Sports Washington Plus. The live stream is available for NBA League Pass subscribers and SofaScore. Basketball Spread Betting sees the Knicks owning the slight advantage on the injury battered Wizards.

New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12/28/2019

When: December 28, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washingon Plus
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12/28/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks -2 (-108) 230.5 o (-110) -125

Washington Wizards
+2 (-108) 230.5 u (-110) +105
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New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks snapped their three-game losing streak in a subway battle with the Brooklyn Nets. In that win, the Knicks were carried by Julius Randle who had 33 points and eight rebounds while Marcus Morris had 22 points and eight rebounds as well. Elfrid Payton has been great for the Knicks since returning from injury and he provided stability at the point guard position. Mitchel Robinson came off the bench with 10 points and ten rebounds. RJ Barrett had an off night shooting 20% from the field and finished with a dismal 5 points. Against the Wizards, the Knicks would just have to do the same things that they did against the Nets. If they get Barrett more involved then this game should swing in favor to the Knicks.

Players to watch: J. Randle PF 31 GP 31 GS 31.7 MIN 17.9 PTS 2.3 OR 6.4 DR 8.6 REB 3.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 2.7 PF 1.1 AST/TO 16.5 PER
R. Barrett SF 30 GP 30 GS 31.9 MIN 14 PTS 1 OR 4.2 DR 5.2 REB 2.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 10.59 PER
M. Robinson C 27 GP 7 GS 22.7 MIN 10.1 PTS 3.1 OR 3.8 DR 7 REB 0.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.9 BLK 0.7 TO 3.6 PF 0.7 AST/TO 23.67 PER.

Washington Wizards Betting

Washington had been 1-4 for their past five games and they fall to the Detroit Pistons in their last game by 30 points. The scary sight is seeing Bradley Beal go out and is doubtful for this game and it makes their chances against the Knicks getting dimmer. One good thing about their game with the Pistons is that players from the bench stepped up with four players in double figures. Anzejs Pasecnicks had 17 points, six rebounds and five steals while Troy Brown had 13 points and six rebounds. Gary Payton II and Jordan McCrae had 10 and 15 points respectively. Still, this could be an opportunity for other players to shine for the Wizards but with Beal questionable for this game or even at 100%, their chances to score a win over the Knicks will get harder.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 29 GP 29 GS 37.1 MIN 28.3 PTS 1.1 OR 3.8 DR 4.9 REB 6.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.6 PF 2 AST/TO 20.93 PER
I. Thomas PG 21 GP 18 GS 25.3 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.1 OR 1.6 DR 1.7 REB 4.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.18 PER
G. Payton II PG 1 GP 0 GS 34 MIN 10 PTS 4 OR 7 DR 11 REB 5 AST 6 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 2.5 AST/TO 22.75 PER.

New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards 12/28/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

New York Knicks

The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 6 games.
New York are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games.
New York are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games against Washington.
Knicks are 2-12 SU in their last 14 games against Washington.
New York are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
New York are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Knicks are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games this season.
New York are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 6 games played in December.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Washington are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games against New York.
Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Washington are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against New York.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Washington are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
Washington are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games played in December.

Injuries

New York Knicks

No Injuries

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Isaiah Thomas PG Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs New York
Bradley Beal SG Leg left last game, is “?” Saturday vs New York
Davis Bertans PF Quad is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C Foot is out indefinitely
Moritz Wagner PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Rui Hachimura PF Groin is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Washington Wizards
33-47-2 Against the Spread 36-44-2
36-45-1 Straight Up 50-32
104 Points per Game 114
113 Points Allowed per Game 116
42.88 Offensive FG% 46.61
68.37 Offensive FT% 81.09
34.43 Offensive 3PT% 36.73
46.81 Defensive FG% 49.36
73.73 Defensive FT% 78.81
38.84 Defensive 3PT% 38.09

New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

With or without Beal, the Knicks have a slight advantage in this game according to Sports Betting. Surprises from the Wizards may come off the bench but the chances of that happening are very slim. Looking at the injury list of the Wizards, it looks like all their starters are on the list already and it does not look good for their season.

Moneyline: It is seldom that the Knicks are on the advantage and they are handed a -125 on the ML while the Wizards are at +105.

ATS: Two points separate the teams across the spread with the Wizards at +2 at home while the visiting Knicks are on the opposite end at -2.

TOTALs: The New York Knicks are expected to go under the total of 230.5 given to this game while the Wizards are the team over.

Score Prediction: 107 – 95 Knicks