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Clippers vs. Knicks line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Sunday matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Sunday's matchup between the L.A. Clippers and the New York Knicks
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The L.A. Clippers and the New York Knicks face off at Madison Square Garden at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. New York is favored by four points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 205.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page). Before making any Clippers vs. Knicks picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 14 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 56-30 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,200. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows the Clippers are very good on defense. L.A. is allowing 107.4 points per 100 possessions this season, a top-eight figure in the NBA, and opponents are shooting 44.2 percent from the field. The Clippers are holding opponents to 32.7 percent shooting from three-point range, No. 3 in the NBA, and L.A. is No. 2 in the league in free throw attempts allowed at 18.2 per game. The Clippers are also better than the league average in assists allowed (23.6 per game) and turnovers created (14.1 per game).

The model also knows the Knicks are in the top five of the NBA in field goal percentage defense, and New York also has offensive strengths. The Knicks are securing 28.7 percent of their own missed shots on the offensive glass, No. 7 in the NBA. That leads to 14.3 second-chance points, a top-six mark in the league. New York is also connecting on 13.0 three-pointers per game and making 35.6 percent of three-point attempts, ranking in the top ten in both areas. The Knicks take care of the ball as well, committing only 13.5 turnovers per game.

Now, it has set its sights on Clippers vs. Knicks. We can tell you the model is leaning over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.

Who wins Clippers vs. Knicks? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Clippers vs. Knicks spread you should be all over Sunday, all from the model on a roll on NBA picks!

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