Knicks vs Raptors Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/11

Knicks vs Raptors Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/11

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Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks

New York, NY; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. EST

Spread: NY -4.5
Over/Under: 220.5

Introduction

The Toronto Raptors (9-13) face the New York Knicks (12-9) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. EST. The Knicks, aiming to cover the -4.5 points spread, are favored against a struggling Raptors team that has been underperforming on the road. This preview analyzes key player statistics, recent team performances, and provides a prediction for the game.

 

Team Analysis

Toronto Raptors

The Raptors, currently 11th in the Eastern Conference, come into the game with a 3-7 record on the road. Injuries to Christian Koloko and Otto Porter Jr. may impact their performance.

Player Spotlight: Pascal Siakam

Pascal Siakam, leading with 20.7 points per game and a remarkable 76.9% field goal percentage, is a key player for the Raptors.

 

New York Knicks

The Knicks, currently seventh in the Eastern Conference, have a 6-3 home record. Jalen Brunson's availability for the game is listed as questionable, and Mitchell Robinson is expected to be out.

Player Spotlight: Jalen Brunson

Jalen Brunson, averaging 24.8 points per game with an 80.8% free throw percentage, is crucial for the Knicks' strategy.

 

Game Insights

The Knicks open as favorites with a -4.5 points spread. Considering the Raptors' struggles on the road, the prediction is that the Knicks will not only win the game but also cover the spread.

Top Performers

Key performers for the game include Pascal Siakam for the Raptors and Jalen Brunson for the Knicks. Their individual performances will significantly impact the game.

Injuries

For the Raptors, Christian Koloko and Otto Porter Jr. are listed as out. Jalen Brunson is listed as questionable for the Knicks.

 

Prediction

Expect the Knicks to capitalize on their home advantage and exploit the Raptors' road struggles. With a -4.5 points spread, the prediction is that the Knicks will win and cover the spread. Toronto are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games and 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference while the Knicks are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.

 

Pick: New York Knicks -4.5

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