Charlotte Hornets at New York Knicks - 4/20/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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New York Knicks (31-27) vs Charlotte Hornets (28-28)
Game Info: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Madison Square Garden)
Betting Odds: New York Knicks -6 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks meet Tuesday in NBA action at Madison Square Garden.
The Charlotte Hornets need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 110.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 111.5 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Terry Rozier is averaging 20.7 points and 3.8 assists while Devonte’ Graham is averaging 14.2 points and 2.7 rebounds. Malik Monk is the third double-digit scorer and PJ Washington is dishing 2.7 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The New York Knicks look to build on their six-game winning streak. The New York Knicks are averaging 106.1 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Julius Randle is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 assists while RJ Barrett is averaging 17.3 points and 5.7 rebounds. Derrick Rose is the third double-digit scorer and Alec Burks is dishing 2.2 assists. The New York Knicks are shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.7 rebounds per game.
The Hornets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Knicks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The under is 16-5 in Hornets last 21 overall. The over is 4-0 in Knicks last 4 overall. The Hornets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The injuries are starting to catch up to the Charlotte Hornets, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 6.4 points. The New York Knicks are playing their best ball of the season right now, which includes six straight wins and winning their last five games by an average of 9.8 points while allowing 43.1 percent shooting from the field. The Knicks are more attractive in the underdog role, but they've earned the respect over the last week or so. I'll lay the points.