Nuggets vs. Knicks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 18, 2023

The New York Knicks (41-30) enter their game on March 18, 2023 as a 3-point underdog against the Denver Nuggets (47-23).

Nuggets vs. Knicks Odds

  • Nuggets odds to win: -145
  • Knicks odds to win: +125
  • Spread: Nuggets (-3)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • TV: MSG and ALT2

Who Will Win Nuggets vs. Knicks?

Nuggets and Knicks Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Nuggets have a 26-21-1 record against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.

In games this year in which they were an underdog by 3 points or more, the Knicks have a 12-9-1 record against the spread.

Denver is 37-31-2 against the spread this season.

The Knicks’ ATS record is 40-30-1 this season.

Nuggets Stats & Insights

The Nuggets’ +270 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 116.9 points per game (seventh in the NBA) while allowing 113 per contest (13th in the league).

The Nuggets rank 17th in the NBA at 43 rebounds per game. That’s 2.7 more than the 40.3 their opponents average.

Denver makes 12.1 three-pointers per game (15th in the league) at a 38.7% rate (second-best in the NBA), compared to the 11.5 its opponents make while shooting 35% from beyond the arc.

The Nuggets rank first in the league by averaging 117.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 19th in the NBA, allowing 113.3 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23, the Nuggets’ offense has been significantly better at home, where they score 120.6 points per game, compared to road games, where they score 112.9 per game. On defense, they have been much better at home, where they give up 110.1 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they allow opponents to average 116 per game.

Knicks Stats & Insights

The Knicks have a +202 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.8 points per game. They’re putting up 115.1 points per game, 13th in the league, and are giving up 112.3 per contest to rank eighth in the NBA.

New York wins the rebound battle by 4.3 boards on average. It records 47.1 rebounds per game, second in the league, while its opponents grab 42.8.

The Knicks knock down 12.4 three-pointers per game (12th in the league), while their opponents have made 12.9 on average.

The Knicks rank eighth in the NBA with 114.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 11th defensively with 110.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 New York is averaging 2.1 more points per game at home (116.2) than away (114.1).

Nuggets Key Players to Watch

The Nuggets get 24.8 points, 11.9 rebounds and 9.9 assists from Nikola Jokic.

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

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 1.5 steals per game, while Aaron Gordon has 0.8 blocks per contest.

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Julius Randle holds the top Knicks spot in two categories among active players: scoring (25.2 points per game) and rebounding (10.3 rebounds per game). He also has 4.1 assists per contest.

Jalen Brunson’s per-game averages this season are 23.8 points, 6.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds.

Randle knocks down 2.9 threes per game.

The Knicks’ defensive effort gets a lift from Josh Hart (1.1 steals per game) and Mitchell Robinson (1.6 blocks per game).

Nuggets vs. Knicks Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Knicks (+ 3)
  • Prediction:
    Knicks 116 – Nuggets 113

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