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New York Knicks vs. Houston Rockets – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Knicks (12-16) are 4.5-point favorites as they look to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Houston Rockets (9-19) on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Toyota Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET.

Knicks vs. Rockets Predictions

Knicks vs. Rockets Betting Odds

Knicks vs Rockets Betting Information
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Knicks -4.5

Knicks vs. Rockets Last 10 Games

  • New York has a 2-8 record straight-up in its past 10 matchups, while covering the spread three times in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 New York games has exceeded the set total six times.
  • The Knicks’ per-game scoring average during their last 10 games is 3.2 points lower than their season-long average.
  • Houston covered the spread eight times in its last 10 matchups while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • The final scores of the last 10 Houston games have gone over the set total seven times.
  • The Rockets’ per-game scoring average during their last 10 games is 115.3, 9.1 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Knicks vs. Rockets Betting Trends

  • New York has put together an 11-17-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks have an ATS record of 2-6 when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • This season, 12 of New York’s games have gone over the point total.
  • This season, the Knicks have a 43.6% shooting percentage from the field, which is 2.0% lower than the 45.6% of shots the Rockets’ opponents have made.
  • New York is 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall when it shoots higher than 45.6% from the field.
  • Houston is 15-12-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Rockets have an ATS record of 10-9-1 when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving Houston have hit the over 13 times this season.
  • The Rockets are shooting 44.6% from the field, 0.6% higher than the 44.0% the Knicks’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Houston is 12-2-1 against the spread and 8-7 overall when it shoots better than 44.0% from the field.

Knicks Team Leaders

  • Julius Randle: 19.5 PTS, 9.9 REB, 5.2 AST, 42.8 FG%, 34.2 3PT% (51-for-149)
  • RJ Barrett: 15.1 PTS, 40.2 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (47-for-133)
  • Derrick Rose: 12.4 PTS, 44.9 FG%, 40.7 3PT% (37-for-91)
  • Alec Burks: 11.4 PTS, 1.2 STL, 39.6 FG%, 39.8 3PT% (53-for-133)
  • Evan Fournier: 12.0 PTS, 40.4 FG%, 36.8 3PT% (67-for-182)

Rockets Team Leaders

  • Christian Wood: 16.5 PTS, 11.1 REB, 45.8 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (44-for-128)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 12.0 PTS, 48.7 FG%, 31.1 3PT% (23-for-74)
  • Alperen Sengun: 9.5 PTS, 1.1 STL, 50.0 FG%, 31.3 3PT% (10-for-32)
  • Eric Gordon: 15.1 PTS, 48.4 FG%, 44.8 3PT% (56-for-125)
  • Kenyon Martin Jr.: 7.3 PTS, 53.7 FG%, 29.3 3PT% (12-for-41)

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