The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets face off in a rivalry battle at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Brooklyn is favored by 7.5 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 216.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).
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The model knows the Knicks are keyed by Julius Randle on offense. Randle is averaging 19.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, and New York is a top-six team in the NBA in making 36.6 percent of 3-point attempts. The Knicks also rank in the top 10 in free-throw attempts (21.1 per game), with above-average marks in offensive rebounding and ball security. New York is also excellent in a few ways defensively, including top-three rankings in field-goal shooting allowed (42.8 percent) and 2-point shooting allowed (49.0 percent).
The model also knows the Nets have high-end offensive players in Kevin Durant and James Harden. Durant leads the way with 28.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game, with Harden adding 20.3 points, 9.4 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game. Brooklyn is making 37.5 percent of 3-point attempts and 46.7 percent of all shot attempts this season. The Nets are No. 8 in the NBA in defensive rating, giving up 1.05 points per possession, and Brooklyn is a top-two team in shooting efficiency allowed this season.
Now, it has set its sights on Knicks vs. Nets. We can tell you the model is leaning under the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.
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