Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 18, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Knicks (25-34) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Wizards (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5 points
  • Friday, March 18, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on MSG & NBCS-DC

The Washington Wizards visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in New York.

The Knicks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Wizards are 25-37 against the spread, while the Knicks are 32-36 against the spread.

The Wizards vs Knicks Over/Under is 225.5 total points for the game.


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Wizards vs. Knicks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Washington Wizards+5.5 -110O 225.5 -110180
New York Knicks -5.5 -110U 225.5 -110-225

Against the spread this NBA season, the Wizards have gone:

  • 25-37 against the Spread (-15.65 Units / -21.6% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Moneyline (-9.15 Units / -10.12% ROI)
  • 35-29 against the Over for game total points (+3.1 Units / 4.27% ROI)
  • 29-35 against the Under for game total points (-9.5 Units / -13.09% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

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)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Washington Wizards: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

When Daniel Gafford (WAS) is below his assist average (1.0 asts) , his team is 14-22 (.389) this season — tied for 29th lowest among NBA players; League Avg: .481

New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Washington Wizards

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. Wizards - Friday's Game, Mar. 18

  • Nerlens Noel (Knicks): Noel is out for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Washington.
  • Quentin Grimes (Knicks): Grimes is questionable for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Washington.
  • 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.
  • Vernon Carey Jr. (Wizards): Carey Jr. is out for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against New York.
  • Bradley Beal (Wizards): Beal will undergo season ending surgery on his left wrist, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Washington Wizards Offensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards had 26.2 free throw attempts per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Wizards made 10.2 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Wizards have made 9.9 three-pointers per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Wizards are shooting 47% (1,784/3,785) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

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

Washington Wizards Defensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards have averaged 6.1 steals per game (276 steals/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Wizards averaged 4.1 blocks per game (297 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Wizards have averaged 6.9 steals per game (804 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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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