Celtics vs Knicks Prediction NBA Picks Free 11/13

Celtics vs Knicks Prediction NBA Picks Free 11/13

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New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics - Game Preview

Boston, MA; Monday, 5:30 p.m. EST

Line: NYK +8

Introduction

The New York Knicks take on the Boston Celtics in what promises to be a thrilling matchup at TD Garden. In this comprehensive game preview, we'll analyze recent team performances, highlight key player statistics, and a final prediction.

 

Team Analysis

New York Knicks

The New York Knicks, with a 5-4 record, are showcasing resilience and determination early in the season. Led by the scoring prowess of Jalen Brunson and the dominance of Mitchell Robinson on the boards, they aim to challenge the formidable Boston Celtics.

Jalen Brunson's Scoring

Jalen Brunson has been the offensive catalyst for the Knicks, averaging 22.5 points per game with an impressive 82.5% field goal percentage. His ability to score efficiently will be crucial against the Celtics' defense.

Recent Performances

The Knicks are coming off convincing victories, including a notable win against the San Antonio Spurs (W126-105) on November 8th. Their recent success adds confidence to their ability to compete at a high level.

 

Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics, currently holding a 7-2 record, stand as one of the top teams in the Atlantic Division. Led by the dynamic duo of Jayson Tatum and Jrue Holiday, they aim to extend their winning streak against the Knicks.

Jayson Tatum's Impact

Jayson Tatum continues to be a force on the court, averaging 27.7 points per game with impressive shooting percentages. The Knicks will need to devise a solid defensive strategy to contain Tatum's scoring.

Injury Update

Neemias Queta (C) is listed as a game-time decision for the Celtics on November 11th.

Recent Games

The Celtics are riding a wave of success with recent wins against the Toronto Raptors (W117-94) and the Brooklyn Nets (W121-107). Their home-court advantage will be a factor in this matchup.

 

Prediction

The New York Knicks, with their recent strong performances, are poised to keep this game close against the Boston Celtics. The +8 points spread provides excellent value, considering the Knicks' resilience and ability to compete.

Look for Jalen Brunson to lead the Knicks' offense and for Mitchell Robinson to control the boards. The Celtics might secure the win, but the Knicks are expected to cover the spread in what should be a competitive battle.

Pick: New York Knicks +8

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