Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks 2/25/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks 2/25/2021 – Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York will play host to Sacramento Kings and New York Knicks as they battle in a non-conference game. The Kings are the third-last team in the Western Conference play and they have a long way to make up for their loss. Sacramento is no major threat to its opponents. As for the Knicks, they are holding the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference play. The New York Knicks are still below the average line and the basketball betting odds are not much in their favor for the last few games.
Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks 2/25/2021
Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks 2/25/2021 Betting Odds
Sacramento Kings Betting
The Kings are holding a 12-19 record on the season and they are riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. In their last game, Sacramento lost against the Nets with a final score of 127-118. Sacramento has one of the worst scoring defenses as they are ranking last with an average of 119.9 per game. Against the Nets, De’Aaron Fox scored 27 points while Richuan Holmes tossed in 18 with 11 boards. The Kings will need to start from scratch with their overall performance as they have plenty of space for improvement.
Players to watch: D. Fox PG 30 GP 30 GS 33.5 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.6 OR 2.5 DR 3.2 REB 7.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.76 PER
H. Barnes SF 28 GP 28 GS 35.2 MIN 15.9 PTS 1 OR 5.1 DR 6.1 REB 3.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 1.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 15.58 PER
B. Hield SG 31 GP 31 GS 34.4 MIN 15.7 PTS 0.3 OR 4.3 DR 4.6 REB 3 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 10.46 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks are holding a better position than the Kings with a 15-17 conference record. The Knicks are two games behind the .500 mark while they enter this game with a losing record. In their last outing, the Knicks lost against the Warriors with a final score of 114-106. Julius Randle was impressive after recording a team-high of 25 points with seven assists, and 10 boards. The other notable player was Derrick Rose with 16 points and eight passes. Rose played for just 27 minutes. The Knicks have some key players, but they still need overall improvement.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 32 GP 32 GS 36.7 MIN 23.3 PTS 1.5 OR 9.5 DR 10.9 REB 5.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 3.2 TO 3.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.81 PER
R. Barrett SG 32 GP 32 GS 33.5 MIN 16.2 PTS 1.3 OR 4.9 DR 6.3 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.63 PER
E. Payton PG 32 GP 32 GS 28 MIN 12.4 PTS 1.3 OR 2.4 DR 3.7 REB 3.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 12.18 PER.
Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks 2/25/2021 Betting Numbers
Sacramento are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Hassan Whiteside C Quarantine is OUT Thursday vs New York
New York Knicks
Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring is doubtful Thursday vs Sacramento
Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The NBA lines today are intact for the Knicks to get past the Kings in this game. New York Knicks have a better scoring offense with an equally balanced defensive unit to back them. Sacramento will need to focus on their next game against the Pistons.
Moneyline: The moneyline set for the Kings is +115 and the moneyline set for the Knicks is -138.
ATS: A spread of +2.5 (110) is out for Sacramento while the spread for the Knicks is -2.5 (-110).
TOTALs: The total will go over 222.5 (-110) for Sacramento and the same will go under for the Knicks.
Score Prediction: 115 – 108 Knicks