Knicks vs Trail Blazers Game Breakdown & Projections – Thu, Mar 14th 2024

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New York Knicks

Knicks

38W-27L

New York Knicks

March 14, 2024

10:00PM EST

Odds: 205.0 o/u

Trail Blazers

19W-46L

Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers

Alright, hoop-heads, it’s time to strap in for a real hardwood showdown as the Big Apple’s own, the New York Knicks, roll into Rip City to square off against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Knicks, with a record that’s as shiny as a freshly waxed court, are looking to continue their hot streak, while the Blazers, despite a record that’s seen better days, are fresh off a win and looking to keep the flame alive. This East vs. West clash is set to tip off when the clock strikes 10:00PM EST at the Moda Center. The Knicks might be trailing by a baker’s dozen in their conference, and the Blazers might be further back than a nosebleed seat, but when it comes to the betting lines, we’re looking at an over/under of 205.0, with the Knicks favored by a solid 10.0. Both teams are riding the momentum of recent victories, with the Blazers scorching the Hawks and the Knicks showing the 76ers why they’re the real deal. So, as the lights go down and the action heats up, remember folks, it’s not about the size of the Knick in the fight, it’s about the size of the fight in the Trail Blazer.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 14, 2024 10:00PM EST
Location: Moda Center, Portland

Vegas Odds

NYK ML POR ML Over/Under Line
Open -525 +375 208.5 -10.0/10.0
Recent -575 +400 205.0 -11.0/11.0
Difference -50 +25 -3.5

Team Performance

nyk Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
16W-14L

85.2% Win Probability

por Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
10W-23L

14.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/09/24 Portland Trail Blazers POR 22 19 20 23 84 Under
New York Knicks NYK 38 25 34 15 112
03/14/23 New York Knicks NYK 20 29 42 32 123 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 33 22 26 26 107
11/25/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 25 37 30 24 16 132 Over
New York Knicks NYK 31 30 25 30 13 129
03/16/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 29 26 19 24 98 Over
New York Knicks NYK 37 29 28 34 128
02/12/22 New York Knicks NYK 23 30 39 11 103 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 20 28 29 35 112

Knicks Vs Over/Under

Trail Blazers Vs Over/Under

Knicks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
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
02/26 @ DET 113-111W 44 31 14 92
02/24 @ BOS 102-116L 39 21 13 82
02/22 vs PHI 110-96W 45 24 15 80

Trail Blazers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/13 @ ATL 106-102W 49 24 18 83
03/11 @ BOS 99-118L 38 23 11 85
03/09 @ TOR 128-118W 52 31 14 103
03/08 @ HOU 107-123L 49 22 17 91
03/06 @ OKL 120-128L 32 27 17 81
03/04 vs MIN 114-119L 41 28 13 92
03/02 vs MEM 107-100W 50 23 22 92
03/01 vs MEM 122-92W 46 31 14 92
02/27 @ MIA 96-106L 40 24 17 86
02/25 @ CHA 80-93L 56 14 15 95

Starting Lineups

Knicks Notable Injuries

  • Shake Milton (PG): Avg: 4.5pts, 1.6reb, 1.3ast, 12.5 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 1.5
  • 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

Trail Blazers Notable Injuries

  • Jabari Walker (PF/C): Avg: 8.2pts, 6.4reb, 0.9ast, 21.9 minutes. Last game: 03/06/24. Impact: 3.4
  • Ashton Hagans (PG): Avg: 3.8pts, 2.2reb, 2.7ast, 16.1 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 2.1
  • Moses Brown (C): Avg: 2.4pts, 3.9reb, 0.3ast, 8.3 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 1.3
  • Ibou Badji (C): Avg: 1.6pts, 2.6reb, 0.7ast, 11.3 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Rayan Rupert (SG/SF): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.7reb, 0.9ast, 9.6 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 1.4

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 #10 #9 #4 -19.9%
PF #4 #13 #12 #5 -10.2%
PG #22 #20 #4 #20 3.2%
SF #16 #7 #3 #10 -6.4%
SG #1 #5 #6 #1 -14.1%

Trail Blazers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #27 #13 #25 #25 8.8%
PF #16 #1 #5 #6 -9.6%
PG #13 #9 #28 #23 6.4%
SF #9 #19 #5 #8 -8.6%
SG #17 #10 #20 #24 5.5%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
100.0
107.0
Rebounds per Game
44.3
44.4
Assists per Game
24.6
24.3
Steals per Game
7.1
8.1
Blocks per Game
5.0
4.0
Shots per Game
85.8
90.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.7
11.2
2-Pt Percentage per Game
48.5
49.6
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.2
34.9
Turnovers per Game
12.8
15.3
Fouls per Game
14.9
21.2

Recent Trends

  • Josh Hart (SG/SF) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 20.0 pts, 19.0 reb, 10.0 ast against PHI
  • Precious Achiuwa (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 40.2% to 33.1, 23.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 33.9% to 17.5, 26.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Miles McBride (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.8% to 19.3, 38.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Duop Reath (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 67.0% to 11.2, 33.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Shaedon Sharpe (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.0% to 27.8, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Matisse Thybulle (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 33.7% to 28.8, 21.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jabari Walker (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.5% to 26.1, 19.8 min average previous 3 games.

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