Phoenix Suns vs. New York Knicks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 7, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

Devin Booker leads the Phoenix Suns (47-19) into a matchup with the New York Knicks (37-29) after putting up 30 points in a 135-103 loss to the Hawks. The Knicks are 6-point underdogs in the game on Friday, May 7, 2021, which starts at 10:00 PM ET on MSG. The matchup has an over/under of 218.5.

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Suns vs Knicks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Suns-6-110-110218.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup over/under (218.5 points) in 36 out of 66 opportunities (54.5% of matchups).
  • 24 New York games this year (36.4% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Friday's point total of 218.5 points.
  • The Suns average 114.6 points per game against the Knicks' 107.3, amounting to 3.4 points over the matchup's point total of 218.5.
  • This matchup's over/under is 4.9 fewer points than the 213.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 223.6 points, 5.1 more than the over/under of 218.5 points for this contest.
  • Knicks' games have an over/under of 212 points this season, 6.5 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix covered the spread more often than not this season, going 38-27-1 against the spread.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 6-point favorite is above .500 at 14-13.
  • Phoenix has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 34 of 66 games (51.5%).

Suns Key Players

  • Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.7 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton's 10.6 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul's 8.8 assists per game .
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, connecting on 2.4 per game.
  • Phoenix's blocks leader is Ayton, who averages 1.2 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSuns MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/5/2021Hawks135-103 ATLNoAway+4.5247.5200-250Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/4/2021Cavaliers134-118 PHOYesAway-6.5226.5-400300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/2/2021Thunder123-120 PHOYesAway-11.5236.5-2000950Regular SeasonNoOver
4/30/2021Jazz121-100 PHOYesHome-15.5226.5-50001350Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/28/2021Clippers109-101 PHOYesHome-10.5220.5-650475Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-36-46-4-0230.8115.7115.1-2.740.5%

Suns Injuries

Suns:Jae Crowder: Out (Ankle),Abdel Nader: Out (Knee),Cameron Johnson: Day To Day (Wrist)

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Knicks Betting Data

  • New York has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 39-25 ATS.
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Knicks have fared well, going 7-1 against the spread.
  • In the majority of New York's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (26 out of 64 games, 40.6%).

Knicks Key Players

  • Julius Randle holds the top spot on the Knicks leaderboards for scoring (24.1 per game), rebounds (10.2 per game), and assists (5.9 per game).
  • Reggie Bullock is consistent from distance and leads the Knicks with 2.4 made threes per game.
  • Nerlens Noel's steals (1.1 steals per game) and blocks (2.2 blocks per game) pace New York on defense.

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Knicks Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalKnicks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/5/2021Nuggets113-97 DENNoAway+13.5214.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/3/2021Grizzlies118-104 NYYesAway-3.5234.5-200165Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/2/2021Rockets122-97 NYYesAway-14.5217.5-1600900Regular SeasonYesOver
4/28/2021Bulls113-94 NYYesHome-11.5201.5-100002800Regular SeasonYesOver
4/26/2021Suns118-110 PHONoHome+1.5226.5125-155Regular SeasonNoOver
Knicks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-28-26-4-0223.9116.5107.4-1.634.3%

Knicks Injuries

Knicks:Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),Alec Burks: Day To Day (Knee),Immanuel Quickley: Day To Day (Ankle)

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