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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -6 -110 -110 218.5 -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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Hawks 135-103 ATL No Away +4.5 247.5 200 -250 Regular Season No Under
5/4/2021 Cavaliers 134-118 PHO Yes Away -6.5 226.5 -400 300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/2/2021 Thunder 123-120 PHO Yes Away -11.5 236.5 -2000 950 Regular Season No Over
4/30/2021 Jazz 121-100 PHO Yes Home -15.5 226.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season Yes Under
4/28/2021 Clippers 109-101 PHO Yes Home -10.5 220.5 -650 475 Regular Season No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 6-4 6-4-0 230.8 115.7 115.1 -2.7 40.5%

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

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Knicks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Nuggets 113-97 DEN No Away +13.5 214.5 - - Regular Season No Under
5/3/2021 Grizzlies 118-104 NY Yes Away -3.5 234.5 -200 165 Regular Season Yes Under
5/2/2021 Rockets 122-97 NY Yes Away -14.5 217.5 -1600 900 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Bulls 113-94 NY Yes Home -11.5 201.5 -10000 2800 Regular Season Yes Over
4/26/2021 Suns 118-110 PHO No Home +1.5 226.5 125 -155 Regular Season No Over
Knicks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 8-2 6-4-0 223.9 116.5 107.4 -1.6 34.3%

Knicks Injuries

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

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