|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
Their 17 regular season wins did not meet expectations. It was -5.3 below what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went much worse than expected. They didn't meet expectations on the road and at home. Their 22% home win percentage was much worse than expected (32.3%). They won 19.5% on the road which was much worse than expected (22.1%).
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 (#21 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.
|0||Allen, Kadeem||SG||6-3||200||01/15/1993||1||Hutchinson CC KS; Arizona|
|21||Dotson, Damyean||SG||6-6||210||05/06/1994||1||Oregon; Houston|
|3||Garrett Jr., Billy||G||6-6||215||10/16/1994||0||DePaul|
|8||Hezonja, Mario||SF||6-8||225||02/25/1995||3||No College|
|4||Hicks, Isaiah||PF||6-9||230||07/24/1994||1||North Carolina|
|6||Jordan, DeAndre||C||6-11||265||07/21/1988||10||Texas A&M|
|1||Mudiay, Emmanuel||PG||6-5||200||03/05/1996||3||No College|
|11||Ntilikina, Frank||PG||6-6||200||07/28/1998||1||No College|
|26||Robinson, Mitchell||C||7-1||240||04/01/1998||0||Western Kentucky|
|5||Smith Jr., Dennis||PG||6-3||195||11/25/1997||1||North Carolina State|