Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks Prediction NBA Picks 4/4/24

New York Knicks (44-31) vs Sacramento Kings (44-31)

Game Info: Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 7:30 pm (Madison Square Garden)

Betting Odds: New York Knicks -154 / Sacramento Kings +131 --- Over/Under: 215 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Sacramento Kings and NY Knicks meet Thursday in NBA action at Madison Square Garden. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Kings vs Knicks prediction.

Sacramento Kings Betting Preview

The Sacramento Kings recently beat the Jazz and Clippers while losing to the Mavericks. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 117.1 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 115.7 points on 48.2 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 26.3 points and 4.5 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19.6 points and 13.7 rebounds. Malik Monk is the third double-digit scorer and Keegan Murray is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.

NY Knicks Betting Preview

The NY Knicks are coming off losses to the Thunder, Spurs, and Heat. The NY Knicks are averaging 112.4 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Jalen Brunson is averaging 27.8 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Julius Randle is averaging 24 points and 9.2 rebounds. OG Anunoby is the third double-digit scorer and Donte DiVincenzo is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The NY Knicks are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The NY Knicks are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game.

New York Knicks Player Facts

  • Donte DiVincenzo ranks 3rd amongst qualified players for three-pointers made Per Game (3.4) this season.
  • Jalen Brunson ranks 4th amongst qualified players for points per game (27.8) this season.

Sacramento Kings Player Facts

  • Domantas Sabonis ranks 1st amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (13.7) this season.
  • De'Aaron Fox ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for steals per game (2.0) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Knicks rank 1st in the league for offensive rebounds per game this season (12.8).
  • The Knicks rank 1st in the league for Q1 opponent points per game this season (26.5).
  • The Kings rank 30th in the league for free throw percentage this season (74.5%).
  • The Kings rank 2nd in the league for opponent offensive rebounds per game this season (9.1).

Kings vs Knicks prediction

The Kings are good enough to consider in the underdog role against anybody, but they're still down Malik Monk, and that's a major blow when on the other side of the country in a hostile environment. The Knicks are too good to allow these losses to get out of control, and they need a win as they're stuck in the middle of a competitive East. The Knicks could finish in the third seed or end up in a play-in situation. The Knicks need to stop the bleeding now or things could get ugly. The Knicks have won 5 of the last 6 games against the Kings. The line is reasonable. Give me the Knicks and the small chalk.

Randy’s Pick Knicks -3.5

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