Pelicans vs Knicks Prediction NBA Picks 10/28
- Lm Tipster
- Oct 28, 2023, 6:02:17 AM
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New York Knicks vs. New Orleans Pelicans - Preview
New Orleans, LA; Thursday, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Spread: New Orleans Pelicans -3.5
Get ready for an exciting clash as the New York Knicks go head-to-head with the New Orleans Pelicans. In this comprehensive preview, we'll delve into both teams, their recent performances, and explain our final prediction.
New York Knicks
The New York Knicks have had an interesting start to the season with a 1-1 record. They are a team that can be solid defensively and tend to control the pace of the game.
RJ Barrett has been a scoring machine, averaging 24.0 points per game. However, their offensive consistency has been somewhat lacking. This could contribute to a lower-scoring game, making the under an appealing option.
The Knicks' defense, anchored by Julius Randle, has the potential to limit their opponents' scoring opportunities. This factor, combined with the Pelicans' defense, may lead to a game with fewer points scored.
New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans have started the season on the right foot with a 1-0 record. They have the tools to be competitive in this matchup.
CJ McCollum is leading the charge for the Pelicans, averaging 24.0 points per game. While they have offensive firepower, the Knicks' defense could pose challenges, leading to a potentially lower-scoring game.
Both teams have shown defensive prowess, and with good defensive performances, the under of 225.5 points looks like a strong bet. Expect a closely contested game with both teams working hard on the defensive end.
Fortunately, there are no significant injuries reported for this matchup, making it even more likely for a tightly contested, lower-scoring game.
The under of 225.5 points is the best bet for this matchup. Both the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans have shown their defensive capabilities, and with no major injuries, they are likely to engage in a tightly contested game with limited scoring opportunities. Expect a game where defense takes center stage.
Stay tuned for this exciting game, and don't miss the chance to bet on the under for a potentially lower-scoring affair. For more betting insights, check out KingPin.pro's iOS and Android app.
Pick: Under 225.5 -110