Knicks vs Nuggets Game Breakdown & Projections – Thu, Mar 21st 2024

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New York Knicks

Knicks

41W-27L

New York Knicks

March 21, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 207.5 o/u

Nuggets

48W-21L

Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets

Hold onto your basketball caps, sports fans! The city that never sleeps is packing up its 41 victories and taking a little trip to the mile-high city, where the Nuggets are shining bright with their 48 wins. Tonight’s clash at the Ball Arena is more than just a game; it’s a battle of the conferences, with our New York knights standing 13.5 games back in the East, while Denver’s gold nuggets are just half a game shy from the top in the West. The stakes? Well, the bookies have set the over/under at a nail-biting 207.5, and while the Knicks are the underdogs at 8.5, the Nuggets are the favorites at -8.5. Both teams are riding high on their recent victories, Knicks conquering the GSW, and Nuggets mining a win against the Timberwolves. So, prepare for a night where the Knicks will try to strike gold, and the Nuggets aim to keep their court a no-sleep zone!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 21, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Ball Arena, Denver

Vegas Odds

NYK ML DEN ML Over/Under Line
Open +300 -400 209.5 8.5/-8.5
Recent +220 -270 207.5 9.5/-9.5
Difference -80 +130 -2.0

Team Performance

nyk Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
19W-14L

31.2% Win Probability

den Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
HOME
27W-6L

68.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/25/24 Denver Nuggets DEN 21 20 25 18 84 Under
New York Knicks NYK 33 29 36 24 122
03/18/23 Denver Nuggets DEN 28 39 24 19 110 Over
New York Knicks NYK 36 26 29 25 116
11/16/22 New York Knicks NYK 30 25 25 26 106 Over
Denver Nuggets DEN 27 27 30 19 103
02/08/22 New York Knicks NYK 36 24 34 21 115 Over
Denver Nuggets DEN 40 43 28 21 132
12/04/21 Denver Nuggets DEN 30 30 32 21 113 Over
New York Knicks NYK 25 24 22 28 99

Knicks Vs Over/Under

Nuggets Vs Over/Under

Knicks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/18 vs GSW 119-112W 44 29 10 91
03/16 vs SAC 98-91W 52 19 14 87
03/14 vs POR 105-93W 50 16 12 87
03/12 @ PHI 106-79W 51 32 12 79
03/10 @ PHI 73-79L 50 19 19 80
03/08 @ ORL 98-74W 43 20 15 80
03/05 @ ATL 100-116L 40 27 11 100
03/03 vs CLE 107-98W 47 32 9 86
02/29 @ GSW 99-113L 56 23 12 96
02/27 @ NOP 92-115L 38 27 11 84

Nuggets Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/19 vs MIN 115-112W 49 26 17 81
03/17 vs DAL 105-107L 37 26 7 84
03/15 vs SAS 117-106W 40 37 12 90
03/13 vs MIA 100-88W 41 24 9 82
03/11 @ TOR 125-119W 42 36 9 95
03/09 @ UTA 142-123W 32 40 13 83
03/07 @ BOS 115-109W 45 27 7 92
03/05 @ PHX 107-117L 51 25 14 98
03/02 vs LAL 124-114W 47 34 10 94
02/29 @ MIA 103-100W 41 22 15 86

Starting Lineups

Knicks Notable Injuries

  • OG Anunoby (SF/PF): Avg: 14.8pts, 4.4reb, 2.2ast, 34.0 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 4.9
  • Jacob Toppin (SF/PF): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.9reb, 0.4ast, 4.7 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Charlie Brown (SG/SF): Avg: 0.9pts, 0.3reb, 0.0ast, 5.2 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 0.3

Nuggets Notable Injuries

  • Julian Strawther (SG/SF): Avg: 4.8pts, 1.3reb, 1.0ast, 11.9 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Jalen Pickett (PG): Avg: 1.7pts, 0.5reb, 0.8ast, 5.0 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.3
  • Jay Huff (C): Avg: 1.5pts, 0.8reb, 0.1ast, 2.8 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 0.6
  • Hunter Tyson (PF): Avg: 0.7pts, 0.8reb, 0.1ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Knicks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #4 #9 #8 #2 -14.9%
PF #1 #11 #7 #1 -18.9%
PG #27 #24 #5 #21 6.5%
SF #21 #16 #1 #14 -0.8%
SG #1 #6 #7 #1 -12.5%

Nuggets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #18 #5 #11 #12 -3.7%
PF #15 #23 #16 #12 -1.8%
PG #4 #10 #24 #1 -23.0%
SF #17 #11 #24 #17 -0.1%
SG #12 #12 #11 #11 -4.4%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
101.7
117.6
Rebounds per Game
46.1
44.1
Assists per Game
24.6
31.4
Steals per Game
7.3
8.2
Blocks per Game
5.1
6.1
Shots per Game
86.5
89.1
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.2
11.7
2-Pt Percentage per Game
50.7
59.0
3-Pt Percentage per Game
33.9
38.4
Turnovers per Game
12.8
11.9
Fouls per Game
16.1
17.1

Recent Trends

  • Jalen Brunson (PG) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 3 consecutive games.
  • Josh Hart (SF/PF) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 10.0 pts, 11.0 reb, 11.0 ast against GSW
  • Precious Achiuwa (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 37.2% to 20.8, 33.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Miles McBride (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 38.6% to 26.7, 19.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jericho Sims (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 55.7% to 11.1, 25.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Knicks have a 3-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 4-game winning streak. The Nuggets have a 3-game winning streak at home.

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