Houston Rockets vs. New York Knicks Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 20


By Lester Mackay | November 19, 2021, 7:37 pm

The New York Knicks (8-7) host the Houston Rockets (1-14) at Madison Square Garden, beginning at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The Rockets are 11-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has an over/under of 212.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets.

Knicks stats and betting info

Betting trends for New York

  • So far this season, New York has compiled a 7-8-0 record against the spread.
  • The Knicks are winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 11-point favorites.
  • New York has hit the over in six of its 15 games with a set total (40%).
  • Seven New York games this season have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 212 points.
  • This season, the average total for Knicks games is 214.3 points, 2.3 more than the over/under of 212 points for this contest.

Key players for New York

  • Julius Randle: 19.8 PTS, 10.0 REB, 5.0 AST, 41.2 FG%, 35.1 3PT% (33-for-94)
  • RJ Barrett: 15.6 PTS, 40.5 FG%, 31.8 3PT% (28-for-88)
  • Derrick Rose: 12.7 PTS, 47.2 FG%, 43.1 3PT% (25-for-58)
  • Evan Fournier: 12.2 PTS, 40.6 FG%, 35.1 3PT% (33-for-94)
  • Mitchell Robinson: 7.2 PTS, 7.8 REB, 1.6 BLK, 81.6 FG%

Knicks Injuries: Nerlens Noel: Day To Day (Knee), Taj Gibson: Day To Day (Groin)

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Rockets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Houston

  • New York is 7-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks are winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 11-point favorites.
  • New York has hit the over in six of its 15 games with a set total (40%).
  • In Houston’s 15 games this season, nine have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s total of 212.
  • A difference of 8.1 points separates the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (220.1 points) and this matchup’s over/under (212 points).

Key players for Houston

  • Christian Wood: 16.1 PTS, 11.1 REB, 44.2 FG%, 31.6 3PT% (24-for-76)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 11.5 PTS, 48.9 FG%, 28.6 3PT% (10-for-35)
  • Kevin Porter Jr.: 12.7 PTS, 5.1 AST, 1.3 STL, 36.3 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (24-for-78)
  • Jalen Green: 14.4 PTS, 36.5 FG%, 27.9 3PT% (29-for-104)
  • Alperen Sengun: 8.7 PTS, 1.3 STL, 47.1 FG%, 37.5 3PT% (6-for-16)

Rockets Injuries: Kevin Porter Jr.: Day To Day (Thigh)

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