New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 13, 2021

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The New York Knicks (38-31) host the San Antonio Spurs (33-36) as 5-point favorites after Julius Randle put up 31 points in the Knicks' 101-99 loss to the Lakers. The matchup airs on MSG at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The matchup's over/under is 216.5.

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Knicks vs Spurs Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Knicks-5-110-110216.5-115-105

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Point Total Insights

  • In New York's matchups this season, the Knicks and their opponents have exceeded Thursday's total of 216.5 points 27 times (39.1% of opportunities).
  • 45 San Antonio games this year (65.2% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Thursday's total of 216.5 points.
  • The total for the game of 216.5 is 1.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Knicks (107.1 points per game) and the Spurs (111.2 points per game).
  • This matchup's point total is 0.8 fewer points than the 217.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Knicks games is 4.5 points fewer than the over/under of 216.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 7.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Spurs' games this season (223.7 points).

Knicks Betting Data

  • New York covered the spread more often than not this year, going 40-27 against the spread.
  • The Knicks' record against the spread as at least a 5-point favorite is above .500 at 7-1.
  • New York has covered the over/under less than half of the time, in 28 of 67 games (41.8%).

Knicks Key Players

  • The Knicks points, rebounds and assists leader is Randle. He contributes 24.0 points per game and adds 10.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
  • Reggie Bullock is the top three-point shooter for the Knicks, hitting 2.5 per game.
  • New York's steals leader is Mitchell Robinson, who averages 1.1 per game. Nerlens Noel leads the team averaging 2.1 blocks a contest.

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Knicks Last 10 Games

Knicks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalKnicks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Lakers101-99 LALYesAway-3.5193.5-225180Regular SeasonNoOver
5/9/2021Clippers106-100 NYYesAway-2.5209.5-165140Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/2021Suns128-105 PHONoAway+1.5228.5110-135Regular SeasonNoOver
5/5/2021Nuggets113-97 DENNoAway+13.5214.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/3/2021Grizzlies118-104 NYYesAway-3.5234.5-200165Regular SeasonYesUnder
Knicks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-46-46-4-0221.2112.7108.5-336.4%

Knicks Injuries

Knicks:Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),Derrick Rose: Day To Day (Ankle),Alec Burks: Day To Day (Knee),Reggie Bullock: Day To Day (Ankle),Luca Vildoza: Day To Day (Not With Team),Immanuel Quickley: Day To Day (Ankle)

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Spurs Betting Data

  • San Antonio has a 34-33 record against the spread, covering in 50.7% of their games.
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Spurs have a record ATS of 8-7.
  • In most of San Antonio's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (35 out of 67 games, 52.2%).

Spurs Key Players

  • The Spurs' DeMar DeRozan averages enough points (21.5 per game) and assists (7.0 per game) to sit atop the team's leaderboards.
  • Jakob Poeltl grabs 7.9 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.5 points per game and adds 2.0 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the San Antonio rebounding leaderboard.
  • Patty Mills is dependable from deep and leads the Spurs with 2.4 made threes per game.
  • San Antonio's leader in steals is Dejounte Murray (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Poeltl (1.7 per game).

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Spurs Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSpurs MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Nets128-116 BKNNoAway+11.5235.5675-1100Regular SeasonNoOver
5/10/2021Bucks146-125 SAYesHome-15.5264.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Trail Blazers124-102 PORNoAway+13.5222.5825-1400Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Kings113-104 SAYesAway-5.5220.5-350260Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/5/2021Jazz126-94 UTANoAway+26.5219.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
Spurs Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
3-74-67-3-0241117.8123.2-5.437.8%

Spurs Injuries

Spurs:Derrick White: Out For Season (Ankle),Trey Lyles: Out (Ankle)

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