New York
Knicks
Stadium Madison Square Garden
17-65 Overall | EASTERN 15th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division104.6113.8
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  4/1
vs
Chicago
W113-105
Wed  4/3
@
Orlando
L100-114
Fri  4/5
@
Houston
L96-120
Sun  4/7
vs
Washington
W113-110
Tue  4/9
@
Chicago
W96-86
Wed  4/10
vs
Detroit
L89-115
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Bobby Portis are all individually talented forwards and who wouldn't want to be rich, young and in New York City? They also added Taj Gibson and at the end of the day the Knicks improved a ton (from 18 to 26 wins) but are still an afterthought with 0% chance of making the playoffs. We do not project them to be a playoff team in '19-20.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The sum of all of their regular season money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 22.3 wins. Their 17 actual wins was below expectation. They came up short at home and on the road. They won 19.5% on the road which was much worse than expected (22.1%). They won 9 at home and were expected to win 13.3.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 52.9% (#30 in League). They average 104.6 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 106. On the road they average 103.2 (105.3 expected), and at home 105.9 ppg (106.7 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): This is a below average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56.8 true FG% (#22 in League). Team defense is trending up holding opponents to 52.1% in their last 7 games. They allow 113.8 pts per game vs an expected value of 113.4. They are allowing 113.8 (114.5 expected) on the road, and at home 113.8 ppg (112.3 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 2.7 per game (#25 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.8 per game (#20 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Knicks in all of their games would be down -1494 units. Against the spread, they have lost -1970 units risking 110 to win 100 (32-47 ATS). They are down against the spread at home and on the road.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
0 Allen, Kadeem SG6-320001/15/19932Hutchinson CC KS; Arizona
9 Barrett, R.J. SF6-720206/14/20000Duke
17 Brazdeikis, Iggy SF6-722101/08/19990Michigan
--- Bullock, Reggie SG6-720503/16/19916North Carolina
21 Dotson, Damyean SG6-621005/06/19942Oregon; Houston
--- Ellington, Wayne SG6-520011/29/198710North Carolina
--- Gibson, Taj PF6-923206/24/198510USC
20 Knox, Kevin SF6-921508/11/19991Kentucky
--- Morris, Marcus PF6-923509/02/19898Kansas
11 Ntilikina, Frank PG6-620007/28/19982No College
--- Payton, Elfrid PG6-418502/22/19945Louisiana-Lafayette
--- Portis, Bobby PF6-1125002/10/19954Arkansas
--- Randle, Julius C6-925011/29/19945Kentucky
23 Robinson, Mitchell C7-124004/01/19981Western Kentucky
5 Smith Jr., Dennis PG6-319511/25/19972North Carolina State