The New York Knicks will look to continue their recent success against the San Antonio Spurs when they meet on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Spurs (3-4), who have dropped two straight, are 2-2 on the road in 2023-24, after going 8-33 away from home a year ago. The Knicks (3-4), who have split their last four games, are 24-20 at home since the start of last season. New York has won four of the last five meetings with San Antonio, dating back to 2021. Devin Vassell (adductor) is doubtful for San Antonio.
The game will tip off at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Spurs are averaging 114.6 points per game, while the Knicks average 104.4. New York is a 10-point favorite in the latest Spurs vs. Knicks odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 223.5. Before making any Knicks vs. Spurs picks, you need to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s advanced computer simulation model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Knicks vs. Spurs and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Now, here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Spurs vs. Knicks:
- Knicks vs. Spurs spread: New York -10
- Knicks vs. Spurs over/under: 223.5 points
- Knicks vs. Spurs money line: San Antonio +352, New York -476
- SAS: The Spurs have hit the game total over in 44 of their last 64 games (+23.10 units)
- NY: The Knicks have hit the third quarter game total over in 81 of their last 89 games (+71.85 units)
- Knicks vs. Spurs picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Knicks can cover
Shooting guard Immanuel Quickley has reached double-digit scoring in six of seven games played coming off the bench. In the season-opening loss against Boston on Oct. 25, he scored 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists. He had 18 points in back-to-back games against the Cleveland Cavaliers, including a six-rebound effort on Nov. 1. For the year, he is averaging 14.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
Point guard Jalen Brunson is off to a hot start to the season and leads the team, averaging 22.1 points per game. He also is dishing out 4.6 assists and grabbing 3.9 rebounds per game. In last Friday’s 110-105 loss at Milwaukee, he poured in a season-high 45 points, while grabbing five rebounds and adding four assists. He scored 31 points with five assists in a 126-120 win at Atlanta on Oct. 27. See which team to pick here.
Why the Spurs can cover
With Vassell likely out, look for small forward Keldon Johnson to play a bigger role. Although he too is not 100% with a wrist injury, he has been solid, scoring 26 points in a 123-106 overtime loss to Toronto on Sunday, and 16 points in the big loss at Indiana on Monday. For the season, Johnson is averaging 16.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, four assists and one steal.
Center Victor Wembanyama is off to an impressive start to his career. The top pick in this year’s NBA Draft is averaging 19.4 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.6 blocks, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals. He is connecting on 46.2% of his field goals and 75.7% of his free throws. His most productive game so far was his 38-point and 10-rebound performance in a 132-121 win at Phoenix on Thursday. He has registered three double-doubles as a pro. See which team to pick here.
How to make Knicks vs. Spurs picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting 226 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits over 60% of the time. You can only see the model’s pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Spurs vs. Knicks, and which side of the spread hits over 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Knicks vs. Spurs spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model on a 79-42 roll on top-rated NBA picks, and find out.