Knicks vs Trail Blazer Predictions NBA Game Preview 3/14
- Mar 14, 2023, 4:42:53 AM
The New York Knicks will take on the Portland Trail Blazers on March 14, 2023, at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The Trail Blazers are looking to end their three-game losing streak, while the Knicks are trying to maintain their winning momentum after winning seven of their last ten games.
New York Knicks (40-30, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
The Knicks have been playing well recently and have won seven of their last ten games. They have a 21-14 record away from home and are fifth in the Eastern Conference in scoring with 51.5 points per game in the paint. RJ Barrett is scoring 19.8 points per game and Julius Randle is averaging 4.2 made 3-pointers over the last ten games.
Portland Trail Blazers (31-37, 13th in the Western Conference)
The Trail Blazers are struggling this season and have lost three games in a row. They have a 17-15 record at home and are 7-6 in one-possession games. They are led by Jerami Grant, who is averaging 20.5 points per game.
The Knicks are 6-4 against the spread in their last ten games, while the Trail Blazers are 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games. The total has gone over in seven of the Knicks' last ten games and in six of the Trail Blazers' last ten games.
Public Betting Data
The public is leaning towards the Knicks, with 60% of the bets coming in on New York. The point spread currently favors the Knicks by 4 points.
This game should be closely contested, but we believe that the Knicks have the edge. They have been playing well recently and have some talented players who can make a difference. We predict that the Knicks will win this game by a score of 110-105.
Pick: New York Knicks (-4)