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Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks

January 23, 2024


Game one of the doubleheader on TNT will feature the New York Knicks traveling to Brooklyn, New York to face the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday evening.



New York has the 5th best record in the Eastern Conference at 26-17 while having won four of their last five games and are on a three-game winning streak following a 126-100 win at home against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. 



The Knicks have been a slightly below-average scoring team this season as they enter this game averaging 114.95 points per game which is below the league average of 115.52 points per game, however, the success of the Knicks this season can be attributed to their defensive play as they are allowing the 4th fewest points per game in the NBA with an average of 110.88 points allowed per game. 



Julius Randle has played a pivotal role in the success of New York as he is averaging 24.14 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks will look to pick up their 4th win in a row when they travel to face the Brooklyn Nets.



The Brooklyn Nets enter this game with a record of 17-25 which puts them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference and have lost five of their last six games including Sunday’s 114-125 loss on the road against the Los Angeles Clippers. Brooklyn has been a below-average team offensively and defensively as they enter this game averaging 113.8 points per game while allowing an average of 115.63 points per game. 



After missing the majority of games in the first month of the season, Nicolas Claxton has come back strong and is averaging a double-double with 12.5 points and 10.1 rebounds per game while also leading the team in blocks with an average of 2.25 blocks per game. The Brooklyn Nets will look to bounce back following the loss on the road against the Clippers when they host the New York Knicks on Tuesday evening. 



BookMaker has the New York Knicks listed as 4-point favorites on the road against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday evening. Brooklyn has won seven of the last ten while New York has won the previous three meetings. The Knicks are 6-4 ATS in the last ten and have covered the spread in three straight games in the series. The New York Knicks are 23-18-2 ATS overall, 12-11-1 ATS on the road, and 16-9 ATS as a favorite this season while the Brooklyn Nets are 20-20-2 ATS overall, 12-6-2 ATS at home, and 11-14-2 ATS as an underdog on the year.



New York enters this game with a better record and is on a three-game winning streak while Brooklyn has lost five of their last six games. The Knicks have been the better team most recently in the series, winning three straight against the Nets while going 6-4 ATS in the last ten and covering the spread in three straight games while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 23-18-2 ATS overall and 16-9 ATS as a favorite while the Nets are 20-20-2 ATS overall and 11-14-2 ATS as an underdog. Lay the points with the New York Knicks when they travel to face the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: New York Knicks -4