New York Knicks (3-6) vs Washington Wizards (1-7)Date : 11/04/2018
Time : 7:00 PM ET
Location : Capital One Arena
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards
The Wizards will welcome the Knicks to Capital One Arena as they are meeting up for the first time this season. The Wizards are coming off a lost against the Thunder they have now lost five games in a row while the Knicks are coming off a victory over the Mavericks. Game tips off at 7:00 PM ET.
New York Knicks's Latest Performance :
The Knicks picked up their third win of the season against the Dallas Mavericks. Leading the way for the Knicks was undrafted rookie Alonzo Trier he put up a career-high 23 points in the win. He has been exceptional at shooting the ball lately and the Knicks have suggested he’s one of the best isolation scorers on the squad. It goes to show how scouts failed to draft him and now he is capitalizing the opportunity that the Knicks is giving him. He was always a great play in Arizona but he was overshadowed Ayton in his senior year. Mitchell Robinson strived in his first NBA start as he posted career-highs 13 points, 10 boards, three assists and three steals with one block. The three steals in his first start was impressive, coach Fizdale said he is going to be their defensive anchor in the future. The Knicks scouting team has done a great job of picking up young talents this season. Playing against the Wizards would mean Hardaway will be matched up with Beal was these two can light up the board in a hurry and will be a fun matchup to watch.
Washington Wizards's Latest Performance :
The Wizards are coming off a lost against the Thunder ruining Dwight Howard’s season debut. He scored 20 points while shooting 7-for-8 from the floor. He was still limited to 23 minutes because of the blowout loss. The Wizards have outscored in the second quarter 44-20 it was hard for the Wizards to come back from that lead. The Wizards as a team gave up 79 points in the first half. The Wizards turned the ball over 18 times against the Thunder. John Wall and Bradley Beal were the main culprits as the duo combined for 12. Oklahoma City turned the 18 mistakes into 26 points on the other end. The Wizards backcourt must do a better job handling taking care of the ball. The Knicks are a fast pace team so if the Wizards turn the ball over they would use that opportunity to score in transition. Bradley Beal scored 27 points in a losing effort he will have to play well at home if he wants to win his second game of the season.
How New York Knicks & Washington Wizards Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
Wizards are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a double-digit loss at home.
Knicks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
Against The Spread Selection: Washington Wizard
My reason for the pick :
The Wizards should be able to edge out the Knicks at home as they will pick up their second win of the season. Howard will be more involved in the Wizards offense and will have another 20 plus points effort. He was the missing piece that the Wizards needed all along as he will be the difference maker in this game. Perhaps this game would allow the Wizards to go on a winning streak.
Wizards to pick up their second win of the season winning at home against the Knicks.
Betting trends for New York Knicks:
- Knicks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
Betting trends for Washington Wizards:
- Wizards are 8-23 ATS in their last 31 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.