The Phoenix Suns play host to the New York Knicks at the Talking Stick Resort Arena on Friday night.
|Date:||Friday January 3, 2020|
|Time:||9:00 PM (EST)|
|Location:||Talking Stick Resort Arena, East Jefferson Street, Central City, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85004, USA|
|Odds/Point Spread:||Knicks at Suns -6.5|
CONSENSUSFROM 180 PREDICTIONS
|80%||NEW YORK||67% under|
COMPUTER PREDICTIONSTATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
|10-24 (18-16 ATS) this season||13-21 (19-14-1 ATS) this season|
|New York o/u is 5-5 the last 10 games||Phoenix o/u is 6-4 the last 10 games|
|New York are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.||Phoenix are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games.||The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 7 games.|
|New York are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.||Phoenix are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games.|
New York Knicks Injuries
Phoenix Suns Injuries
|Elfrid Payton (Personal) is questionable Friday vs Phoenix||Ricky Rubio (Knee) is upgraded to probable Friday vs New York|
|Dennis Smith Jr. (Oblique) is questionable Friday vs Phoenix||Frank Kaminsky (Knee) is doubtful Friday vs New York|
New York Knicks
New York Knicks
The New York Knicks travel cross country to the Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns. The Knicks are one of the worst teams in the NBA this season with only a 10-24 record this season however come in on a three-game series of wins, most as of late ruling the Portland Trailblazers dominating the match 117-93. The Suns played the Lakers in a nearby game however lamentably fell, losing the game 117-107 to drop their record on the season to 13-21 and losing their eight game in their last ten.
The Knicks acquire one of the worst offenses the NBA to this game, averaging simply 103.7 focuses while shooting only 38.3% from the field as a group. The way in to the Knicks offense is offseason marking, control forward Julius Randle who leads the Knicks in every one of the three major categories. Randle averages 18.8 focuses per game, 9 rebounds and adds 3.3 assists for New York.
Phoenix Suns brag boast one of the best offense in the NBA this season averaging 114.1 points per game which ranks 6th in the NBA. Leading the Suns is zapping monitor Devin Booker who averages 25.2 points per game and is shooting 50.2% from the field and 36.3% from the three-point line. The arrival of rising star Deandre Ayton from suspension will help the Suns as Ayton midpoints a twofold and had 14 bounce back and 16 focuses last game against the Lakers.
Phoenix battles come from the protective end permitting 115.1 points per game which positions 25th in the NBA. While the Knicks allow 110.9 focuses per game and rank seventeenth in the NCAA.
The Suns have been one of the best teams in the NBA for bettors with a 19-14-1 and have covered the spread in four of their last five games. The Knicks have also been solid as well, specifically as of late with a 7-3 record ATS in their last ten games. The Suns with the return of Ayton and Booker getting another player to help carry the load leads the Suns to a blowout victory in this game. Final score prediction, the Suns win the game 114-98 easily covering the spread.