Phoenix Suns vs. New York Knicks – 1/3/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

The Phoenix Suns play host to the New York Knicks at the Talking Stick Resort Arena on Friday night.

Game Details

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
Coverage:ESPN
Odds/Point Spread:Knicks at Suns -6.5
Total/Over-Under:

Statistic

ODDSOPENCURRENT
NY+5.5+6.25
PHO-5.5-6.25
O/Un/aN/A

CONSENSUS

FROM 180 PREDICTIONS
80%NEW YORK67% under
20%PHOENIX

COMPUTER PREDICTION

STATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
NEW YORK PHOENIX
27SCORECASTER22

Betting Trends

10-24 (18-16 ATS) this season13-21 (19-14-1 ATS) this season
New York o/u is 5-5 the last 10 gamesPhoenix 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 PhoenixRicky Rubio (Knee) is upgraded to probable Friday vs New York
Dennis Smith Jr. (Oblique) is questionable Friday vs PhoenixFrank Kaminsky (Knee) is doubtful Friday vs New York

Team Records

New York Knicks

Record

Phoenix Suns

10-24All13-21
5-12Home6-12
5-12Away7-9
3-3as Fav6-7
7-21as Dog7-14
18-16ATS19-14-1
8-9ATS Home9-8-1
10-7ATS Away10-6
13-21O/U19-15
5-12O/U Home12-6
8-9O/U Away7-9

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

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.

Prediction

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.

Pick:Suns -6.5

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