Thunder vs Knicks Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Mar 31st 2024

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Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder

51W-22L

Oklahoma City Thunder

March 31, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 215.0 o/u

Knicks

44W-29L

New York Knicks
New York Knicks

It’s a clash of Titans under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden tonight, folks! The high-flying Oklahoma City Thunder, who’ve been tearing up the Western Conference like a twister through Tornado Alley, are swooping into the Big Apple to take on the New York Knicks. The Knicks, with their 44 wins, have been no slouches this season, but they’ll need to shake off the sting of their recent loss against the Spurs if they’re to stand a chance against the Thunder’s electrifying performance. With the over/under set at a scintillating 215, and a tipoff at 07:00 PM EST, it’s shaping up to be a nail-biter. Will the Thunder’s lightning strike the Knicks’ hopes, or will the Knicks stand tall and weather the storm? So, folks, get ready for a night of thunderous dunks and knicks-knacks of basketball brilliance!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 31, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York

Vegas Odds

OKL ML NYK ML Over/Under Line
Open +125 -145 215.0 3.0/-3.0
Recent +110 -145 215.0 4.0/-4.0
Difference -15 0 0

Team Performance

okl Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
21W-15L

47.6% Win Probability

nyk Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
24W-12L

52.4% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
12/27/23 New York Knicks NYK 25 35 29 31 120 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 38 31 24 36 129
11/21/22 New York Knicks NYK 38 31 29 31 129 Over
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 34 24 29 32 119
11/13/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 36 43 43 23 145 Over
New York Knicks NYK 48 25 33 29 135
02/14/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 29 32 30 21 15 127 Over
New York Knicks NYK 31 31 32 18 11 123
12/31/21 New York Knicks NYK 20 29 16 15 80 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 23 28 23 21 95

Thunder Vs Over/Under

Knicks Vs Over/Under

Thunder Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/29 @ PHX 128-103W 38 33 10 87
03/27 @ HOU 126-132L 49 26 19 96
03/26 vs NOP 119-112W 45 28 12 86
03/24 vs MIL 93-118L 37 20 12 89
03/22 vs TOR 123-105W 46 27 15 96
03/20 @ UTA 119-107W 45 29 10 88
03/16 vs MEM 118-112W 45 25 11 87
03/14 @ DAL 126-119W 34 28 13 86
03/12 @ IND 99-121L 47 22 12 96
03/10 @ MEM 124-93W 46 36 10 94

Knicks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/29 vs SAS 126-132L 50 24 11 111
03/27 vs TOR 145-101W 42 37 11 94
03/25 @ DET 124-99W 52 30 13 89
03/23 @ BRO 105-93W 47 25 9 97
03/21 vs DEN 100-113L 31 28 9 79
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

Starting Lineups

Thunder Notable Injuries

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG): Avg: 30.1pts, 5.6reb, 6.2ast, 34.3 minutes. Last game: 03/26/24. Impact: 7.6
  • Bismack Biyombo (C): Avg: 4.3pts, 5.2reb, 1.4ast, 20.5 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Jaylin Williams GTD (C): Avg: 3.8pts, 3.3reb, 1.3ast, 12.6 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 2.0
  • Mike Muscala (C): Avg: 3.2pts, 2.4reb, 0.7ast, 11.8 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 0.6
  • Ousmane Dieng (PF): Avg: 3.8pts, 1.7reb, 1.1ast, 11.0 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 1.2
  • Lindy Waters III (SG): Avg: 2.7pts, 0.9reb, 0.5ast, 6.5 minutes. Last game: 03/24/24. Impact: 0.8

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
  • Mamadi Diakite (PF/C): Avg: 2.4pts, 0.8reb, 0.4ast, 4.8 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 1.3
  • DaQuan Jeffries (SG/SF): Avg: 0.9pts, 0.3reb, 0.3ast, 3.0 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.3

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.

Thunder Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #4 #2 #21 #4 -13.2%
PF #22 #25 #26 #26 6.7%
PG #13 #25 #10 #16 -0.7%
SF #18 #15 #23 #16 1.6%
SG #19 #11 #16 #15 -0.6%

Knicks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #16 #12 #26 #14 -0.4%
PF #1 #1 #1 #1 -23.2%
PG #22 #15 #13 #17 1.7%
SF #20 #23 #3 #20 4.9%
SG #1 #7 #4 #1 -13.5%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
116.6
108.2
Rebounds per Game
42.5
46.1
Assists per Game
26.3
26.0
Steals per Game
9.1
7.7
Blocks per Game
5.9
5.4
Shots per Game
85.3
89.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.1
14.1
2-Pt Percentage per Game
56.4
53.8
3-Pt Percentage per Game
37.1
36.1
Turnovers per Game
11.9
11.9
Fouls per Game
17.9
17.1

Recent Trends

  • Precious Achiuwa (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 35.1% to 23.0, 17.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.0% to 16.7, 12.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Alec Burks (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.1% to 16.7, 11.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Luguentz Dort (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.6% to 31.2, 23.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Joe (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 80.9% to 23.9, 13.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mitchell Robinson (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 43.6% to 16.9, 30.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Aaron Wiggins (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 81.6% to 23.1, 12.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jaylin Williams (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.0% to 14.1, 10.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Knicks have a 2-game winning streak at home.

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