Portland Trail Blazers vs New York Knicks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 16

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 16, 2022, 4:12 PM
  • The Knicks (25-34) are -12.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on MSG & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in New York.

The Knicks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -12.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 26-39 against the spread, while the Knicks are 32-36 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Knicks Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Knicks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+12.5 -110O 222.5 -110525
New York Knicks -12.5 -110U 222.5 -110-750

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 26-39 against the Spread (-16.95 Units / -23.3% ROI)
  • 26-40 against the Moneyline (-1.25 Units / -1.4% ROI)
  • 32-34 against the Over for game total points (-5.4 Units / -7.44% ROI)
  • 34-32 against the Under for game total points (-1.2 Units / -1.65% ROI)
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Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone:

  • 32-36 against the Spread (-7.55 Units / -10.1% ROI)
  • 28-40 against the Moneyline (-28.65 Units / -24.25% ROI)
  • 34-33 against the Over for game total points (-2.3 Units / -3.07% ROI)
  • 33-34 against the Under for game total points (-4.4 Units / -5.88% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 39 games (+11.64 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the Game Total Over in 14 of their last 20 games (+8.50 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the Team Total Over in 19 of their last 28 games (+8.47 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 55 games (+6.60 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the Spread in their last 6 games (+6.00 Units / 91% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 19 of their last 51 games (-16.21 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 29 of their last 67 games (-15.46 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 1H Spread in 10 of their last 32 games at home (-14.16 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 61 games (-14.12 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the Team Total Under in 11 of their last 32 games (-12.61 Units / -35% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

The Knicks are 1-16 (.059) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Knicks are 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Knicks are 11-27 (.289) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

The Knicks are 3-24 (.111) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

Injury Report: Knicks vs. Trail Blazers - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 16

  • Nerlens Noel (Knicks): Noel did not play in Sunday's (Mar. 13) game against Brooklyn.
  • Quentin Grimes (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Grimes will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
  • Derrick Rose (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Rose had a minor procedure on his right ankle. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Cam Reddish (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Reddish will miss the rest of the season with an AC joint injury.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks after beginning reconditioning.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): Winslow is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against New York.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons will be re-eavaluated in 1-2 weeks.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks averaged 9.6 assists per game (693 assists/72 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 11.8

The Knicks averaged 21.4 assists per game (1,541 assists/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Knicks averaged 50.9 points per game (3,667 points/72 games) in the second half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

The Knicks have averaged 5.8 turnovers per game (263 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 6.8 steals per game (305 steals/45 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Knicks averaged 35.5 defensive rebounds per game (2,554 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Knicks have blocked 225 shots this season — tied for 9th most among NBA teams

The Knicks have averaged 6.9 steals per game (396 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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