Thursday's NBA slate kicks off with an international flair when the New York Knicks take on the Washington Wizards at the 02 Arena in London at 3 p.m. ET. The Wizards will be playing the first game in franchise history outside of North America, while the Knicks are seeking their first win on British soil since 2013.
Washington is a 7.5-point favorite and the over-under for total points is 227.5. Before you lock in your Knicks vs. Wizards picks, see what SportsLine senior analyst Josh Nagel has to say.
A Nevada-based expert with more than 20 years of experience in the sports wagering industry, Nagel prides himself on careful and detailed analysis that mixes analytics along with motivational and psychological factors.
Nagel hit better than 60 percent of his NBA spread picks for SportsLine members last season and is currently on an insane 22-9 run. What's more, he owns a record of 4-2 in spread picks involving the Wizards or Knicks. Anyone who has followed his picks is WAY up.
Now, he has locked in on Wizards vs. Knicks. We can tell you he is leaning toward the Under, but his much stronger play is on the spread. He has scoured this matchup and identified the major X-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in your own selections.
Who wins Knicks vs. Wizards? And what major X-factor makes one side of the spread hit HARD? ... Join SportsLine right now to see which side you should be all over Thursday, all from a seasoned analyst who's hitting a colossal 71 percent of his NBA picks!