New York Knicks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Knicks (17-18) are favored (-6) to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-22) at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Paycom Center.

Knicks vs. Thunder Predictions

Knicks vs. Thunder Betting Odds

Knicks vs Thunder Betting Information
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Knicks vs. Thunder Last 10 Games

  • New York is 5-5 overall and 5-5-0 against the spread in its last 10 games.
  • New York and its opponents have combined to hit the over in three of those 10 games.
  • The Knicks’ per-game scoring average over their past 10 games is 3.8 points lower than their season-long average.
  • Oklahoma City covered the spread six times in its past 10 matchups while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • Oklahoma City’s last 10 games saw four hit the over.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Thunder have a 102.9 points-per-game average, 2.5 points above their season-long scoring average.

Knicks vs. Thunder Betting Trends

  • New York is 16-19-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games this season when favored by 6 points or more, the Knicks have gone 4-6 against the spread.
  • Games involving New York have hit the over 15 times this season.
  • The Knicks make 43.6% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.8 percentage points lower than the Thunder have allowed to their opponents (44.4%).
  • New York has a 9-5 record against the spread and a 9-5 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 44.4% from the field.
  • Oklahoma City is 21-13-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they were an underdog in by 6 points or more so far this season, the Thunder went 12-7 against the spread.
  • Oklahoma City games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 14 times this year.
  • The Thunder’s 41.4% shooting percentage from the field this season is 2.4 percentage points lower than the Knicks have given up to their opponents (43.8%).
  • Oklahoma City has put together an 8-2 record against the spread and a 7-3 straight up record in games it shoots better than 43.8% from the field.

Knicks Team Leaders

  • Julius Randle: 19.3 PTS, 10.0 REB, 5.0 AST, 41.7 FG%, 32.8 3PT% (63-for-192)
  • Alec Burks: 12.1 PTS, 1.1 STL, 40.6 FG%, 42.2 3PT% (70-for-166)
  • Mitchell Robinson: 7.4 PTS, 8.0 REB, 1.7 BLK, 76.3 FG%
  • Evan Fournier: 13.2 PTS, 41.1 FG%, 36.9 3PT% (86-for-233)
  • RJ Barrett: 14.6 PTS, 39.5 FG%, 33.6 3PT% (50-for-149)

Thunder Team Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 22.7 PTS, 5.2 AST, 42.0 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (53-for-187)
  • Josh Giddey: 10.8 PTS, 7.1 REB, 6.1 AST, 38.8 FG%, 24.5 3PT% (27-for-110)
  • Luguentz Dort: 16.6 PTS, 40.4 FG%, 31.7 3PT% (78-for-246)
  • Darius Bazley: 8.9 PTS, 1.3 BLK, 38.8 FG%, 29.0 3PT% (31-for-107)
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: 7.5 PTS, 42.4 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (37-for-106)

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