Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 6 (4/6): NBA

Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 6 (4/6): NBA

Time 7:30 p.m. EST
BKN money line -250
BKN spread -6.5
NYK money line +200
NYK spread +3.5
Over / under 229.5


2021-2022 season stats


  Brooklyn New York
Record 41-38 35-44
Road / home record 23-17 16-23
Streak W1 W1
Points per game 72.4 73.5
Points allowed per game 70.1 66.3
Rebounds per game 35.2 35.1
Rebounds allowed per game    
Over / under record 38-39-2 39-38-1




The Nets have lost 3 of their last 5 games, and they're 23-17 on the road with a 41-38 record overall, currently sitting fourth in the Atlantic Division.

Kevin Durant has been the catalyst for this hopeful Nets team. The former Texas Longhorn is averaging 30.2 points per game, while grabbing 7.3 rebounds per game and disging out a career high 6.1 assists per game. Durant could potentially churn out another 50/40/90 shooting split season with a big performance at the Garden here.

Kyrie Irving shook out of his cold slupt with a 42-point eruption against Atlanta last night. The 6'2 guard hasn't had that signature performance at MSG yet, and he could deliver a show himself here.



The Knicks have won five of their last seven, while going 16-23 on the road with a 35-44 record overall, and currently sitting in the basement of the Atlantic Division. 

R.J. Barrett has really taken a leap forward here in year-three. The former Duke swingman is averaging a career-high 20.2 points per game, and he's scored 25 points or more in three of his last four games.

With Julius Randle out for the season, Mitchell Robinson could be in for another big game down on the block. Robinson has grabbed nine or more rebounds in four of his past five games, while blocking three or more shots in each of those contests.


Brooklyn is 4-5 ATS in their last 9 games.

BKN is 3-2 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.

New York is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

NYK are 3-4 ATS in their last 7 games at home.


The stakes are high for this Battle of the Burroughs, as the Brooklyn Nets are looking to clean up a messy season and lock up the seven-seed. The Knicks would love to play spoiler here, but the star power for the Nets should be able to prevail here. Expect a big game from Durant or Kyrie here, and take Brooklyn's spread.

PICK: Nets -6.5 (-110)

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