Knicks vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, March 27, 2023

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Knicks vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 27, 2023

NBA Predictions

New York is a double-digit favorite against Houston when Julius Randle’s Knicks (42-33) and Jalen Green’s Rockets (18-57) meet on March 27, 2023. The line has the Knicks favored by 13.5 points. A point total of 230 has been set for the game.

Knicks vs. Rockets Odds

  • Knicks odds to win: -973
  • Rockets odds to win: +642
  • Spread: Knicks (-13.5)
  • Total: 230

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 27, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • TV: MSG and SportsNet SW

Who Will Win Knicks vs. Rockets?

Knicks and Rockets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Rockets are 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 13.5 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 4.4 fewer points per game (225.6) than this game’s total of 230 points.

New York and Houston have seen its opponents average a combined 1.4 more points per game than the point total of 230 set for this outing.

The average point total in Knicks games this season is 1.9 fewer points than the total of 230 in this matchup.

Houston’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 228.9 points, 1.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

New York has a 41-33-1 record against the spread this season.

The Rockets have gone 29-42-4 ATS this season.

Knicks Stats & Insights

The Knicks have a +190 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.5 points per game. They’re putting up 115.3 points per game to rank 13th in the league and are allowing 112.8 per outing to rank 13th in the NBA.

The Knicks come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 4.4 boards. They are pulling down 46.7 rebounds per game (second in the league) compared to their opponents’ 42.3 per outing.

New York makes 12.4 three-pointers per game (12th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.9. It shoots 34.9% from deep while its opponents hit 35.2% from long range.

The Knicks rank seventh in the league by averaging 114.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 12th in the NBA, allowing 111.4 points per 100 possessions.

During the 2022-23 season, the Knicks score 2.6 more points per home game on average than on the road (116.6 at home, 114 on the road), and are also conceding 0.2 more points per home game compared to road games (112.9 at home, 112.7 on the road).

Rockets Stats & Insights

The Rockets are being outscored by 8.3 points per game, with a -623 scoring differential overall. They put up 110.3 points per game (29th in NBA), and allow 118.6 per contest (27th in league).

Houston ranks fourth in the league at 46.1 rebounds per game. That’s 4.8 more than the 41.3 its opponents average.

The Rockets connect on 10.5 three-pointers per game (29th in the league), 4.1 fewer than their opponents. They are shooting 32.6% from deep (30th in NBA) and opponents are shooting 37.5%.

The Rockets average 107.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (29th in league), and give up 117 points per 100 possessions (29th in NBA).

In 2022-23 Houston is scoring 0.2 fewer points per game at home (110.2) than on the road (110.4).

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Randle puts up 25.4 points and 10.1 rebounds per game, with 4.2 assists.

Jalen Brunson averages 23.8 points per game and adds 3.6 rebounds and 6.2 assists for the Knicks.

Randle makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Knicks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

Josh Hart averages 1.1 steals per game, while Mitchell Robinson swats 1.7 shots per contest.

Rockets Key Players to Watch

Green tallies 22.1 points per game. He also contributes 3.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game this season.

This season, Alperen Sengun has a statline of 14.7 points, 3.8 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Green knocks down 2.5 threes per game.

The Rockets’ defensive effort gets a boost from Tari Eason (1.1 steals per game) and Jabari Smith Jr. (0.9 blocks per game).

Knicks vs. Rockets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Knicks (- 13.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (230)

  • Prediction:
    Knicks 122 – Rockets 106

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