On the whole, the Brooklyn Nets are a vastly different team from 2019-20. Marquee men Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant were missing one year ago. Now both are back. Expectations are so high that the Nets are an NBA bets futures favorite. Tom Thibodeau is the coach that the Knicks have needed and lacked. First impressions of New York’s head coach are favorable. In view of one of the NBA’s best defenses. New York’s start has allowed fans to dream of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. Thibodeau brings gravitas and a record of coaching success.
Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks NBA Betting Information
|Date and Time:||Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Madison Square Garden, New York|
|Nets at Knicks TV Coverage:||ESPN|
Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks SBG Odds overview
On this occasion, we’re treated to what should be an intense sports betting matchup. The betting activity should be split evenly.
Brooklyn Nets Team Overview
Late on the Nets have covered only two of their last eight games. Five of the last six between these teams cleared the total. Brooklyn is 5-5 straight up, 4-6 against the spread, and 5-5 on totals. Overall, the Nets rank 3rd in the NBA for scoring offense and 18th for points allowed. Brooklyn ranks 4th for 3-point field goals. The Nets defense ranks best at stopping opposition field goals. Thus far Kevin Durant leads with 28.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Irving averages 27.1 points and 6.1 assists per contest.
New York Knicks Team Overview
New York is one of the hottest teams on the board. To illuminate the Knicks have covered five of their last seven games. With six of their last seven staying under the total. New York is 5-4 straight up and against the spread with 2-7 to the under. New York ranks 28th in the NBA for scoring offense but 2nd for points allowed. Julius Randle averages 22.6 points and 7.3 assists per game. While RJ Barrett is averaging 17.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest.
Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks Against the Spread
The Nets Are:
- 42-44 against the spread in all games
- 15-20 vs. the odds on the road
- 8-14 on the board in Atlantic Division games
- In sum 43-42-1 over the total
- 17-18 to the under on the road
- 12-10 to the over against the Atlantic Division
The Knicks Are:
- Overall, 40-34-1 against the spread
- 20-17 on the board at home
- 9-6 vs. the line against the Atlantic Division
- 33-41-1 under the total in all games
- 13-23-1 to the under at Madison Square Garden
- 5-10 under the number against the Atlantic Division
Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks Head-to-Head vs. Spread
New York has paid in 10 of their last 12 games vs. the Nets. And then nine of the last 10 in this series stayed under. At MSG the Knicks are 5-1 on the board against Brooklyn. Six in a row between these teams at New York stayed under.
Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks NBA SBG Free Picks
As mentioned earlier the Knicks own their NBA Bets series with Brooklyn. And are in much better form. New York has been much more reliable at getting the money early on.
Nets at Knicks SBG Best Bet: New York Knicks.