Knicks vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Knicks vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

NBA Predictions

The New York Knicks (45-33) head into their game against the Washington Wizards (34-43) on April 2, 2023 as double-digit favorites. New York is favored by 11.5 points. The game’s over/under is 222.

Knicks vs. Wizards Odds

  • Knicks odds to win: -621
  • Wizards odds to win: +456
  • Spread: Knicks (-11.5)
  • Total: 222

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • TV: MSG and NBCS-DC

Who Will Win Knicks vs. Wizards?

Knicks and Wizards Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Knicks are 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 11.5-point favorites.

The Wizards are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 11.5-point underdogs.

Between them, these two teams average 6.6 more points per game (228.6) than this matchup’s over/under (222).

New York and Washington have seen its opponents average a combined 4.4 more points per game than the over/under of 222 set for this matchup.

The average total the Knicks have had in their games this season is 6.2 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average point total for Washington this year is 4.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.

New York has a 44-33-1 record against the spread this season.

The Wizards’ ATS record is 34-40-3 this season.

Knicks Stats & Insights

The Knicks average 115.6 points per game (12th in the league) while giving up 112.6 per contest (11th in the NBA). They have a +235 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 3.0 points per game.

The Knicks prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 4.6 boards. They are recording 46.7 rebounds per game (second in the league) compared to their opponents’ 42.1 per outing.

New York connects on 12.5 three-pointers per game (12th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.9. It shoots 35.3% from deep while its opponents hit 35.2% from long range.

The Knicks’ 114.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank sixth in the NBA, and the 111.4 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 12th in the league.

In 2022-23, the Knicks’ offense has been better at home, where they score 116.8 points per game, compared to on the road, where they put up 114.4 per game. Defensively, they have been slightly better in home games, where they concede 112.4 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they allow their opponents to average 112.8 per game.

Wizards Stats & Insights

The Wizards score 113.0 points per game (23rd in NBA) and give up 113.8 (16th in league) for a -61 scoring differential overall.

Washington averages 43.6 rebounds per game (13th in league), compared to the 42.7 of its opponents.

The Wizards connect on 11.3 three-pointers per game (21st in the league) at a 35.7% rate (17th in NBA), compared to the 11.9 their opponents make, shooting 36.3% from beyond the arc.

The Wizards rank 21st in the league averaging 111.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 24th, allowing 114.6 points per 100 possessions.

At home Washington is putting up 114.0 points per game, 1.9 more than it is averaging away (112.1).

Knicks Key Players to Watch

The Knicks active leader in points and assists this season is Jalen Brunson, who puts up 24.0 points per game to go with 6.1 assists.

Josh Hart contributes with 7.8 boards and 3.8 assists per game in addition to his 10.0 PPG scoring average.

Immanuel Quickley leads active Knicks in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Hart averages 1.2 steals per game, while Mitchell Robinson swats 1.7 shots per contest.

Wizards Key Players to Watch

Deni Avdija holds a top spot on the Wizards rebounds and assists leaderboards, scoring 9.2 points a contest with 6.5 rebounds per game and 2.8 assists per game.

Corey Kispert has per-game averages of 10.6 points, 1.2 assists and 2.8 rebounds this season.

Kispert hits 2.2 threes per game.

Delon Wright’s 1.8 steals and Daniel Gafford’s 1.3 blocks per game are key to the Wizards’ defensive production.

Knicks vs. Wizards Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Wizards (+ 11.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (222)

  • Prediction:
    Knicks 118 – Wizards 110

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