Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 23

By Lester Mackay | November 22, 2021, 7:38 pm

The New York Knicks (9-8) host the Los Angeles Lakers (9-9) at Madison Square Garden, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The Knicks are 3.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s over/under is set at 214.5.

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 Los Angeles Lakers.

Knicks stats and betting info

Betting trends for New York

  • So far this season, New York has compiled a 7-10-0 record against the spread.
  • The Knicks have a 2-7 record against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
  • New York games have hit the over in six out of 17 opportunities (35.3%).
  • Five New York games this season have gone over Tuesday’s over/under of 214.5 points.
  • The Knicks have seen a 214.1 average over/under in their games this season, 0.4 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Knicks have been favored on the moneyline 13 total times this season. They’ve finished 7-6 in those games.
  • New York is 4-5 (winning 44.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -155 or shorter.
  • The Knicks have an implied moneyline win probability of 60.8% in this contest.

Key players for New York

  • Julius Randle: 20.4 PTS, 10.0 REB, 5.1 AST, 42.2 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (36-for-102)
  • RJ Barrett: 14.9 PTS, 38.8 FG%, 30.5 3PT% (29-for-95)
  • Derrick Rose: 12.0 PTS, 45.0 FG%, 41.9 3PT% (26-for-62)
  • Evan Fournier: 12.1 PTS, 40.5 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (38-for-107)
  • Kemba Walker: 11.7 PTS, 1.1 STL, 43.1 FG%, 41.7 3PT% (35-for-84)

Knicks Injuries: Taj Gibson: Day To Day (Groin), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Concussion protocol)

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Lakers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Los Angeles

  • New York has gone 7-10-0 ATS this season.
  • The Knicks are 2-7 against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
  • Out of New York’s 17 games with a set total, six have hit the over (35.3%).
  • There have been 12 Los Angeles games that have finished with a combined score higher than 214.5 points this season.
  • Lakers’ games have a total points bet of 220.1 points this season, 5.6 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Lakers have been underdogs in six games this season and won two (33.3%) of those contests.
  • Los Angeles has a record of 1-2 when they’re set as an underdog of +135 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 42.6% chance of a victory for the Lakers.

Key players for Los Angeles

  • Anthony Davis: 24.6 PTS, 10.5 REB, 1.2 STL, 2.3 BLK, 52.2 FG%, 17.1 3PT% (6-for-35)
  • Russell Westbrook: 19.3 PTS, 8.2 REB, 8.7 AST, 1.3 STL, 42.9 FG%, 28.8 3PT% (23-for-80)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 15.2 PTS, 47.3 FG%, 46.1 3PT% (53-for-115)
  • Malik Monk: 8.6 PTS, 43.8 FG%, 32.9 3PT% (25-for-76)
  • Dwight Howard: 5.2 PTS, 64.3 FG%, 71.4 3PT% (5-for-7)

Lakers Injuries: LeBron James: Day To Day (Abdominal), Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Thigh), Trevor Ariza: Out (Ankle), Austin Reaves: Day To Day (Hamstring), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)

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