Knicks vs Wizards: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 25, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 25, 2021

The Washington Wizards (15-27) are  underdogs as they attempt to end a four-game road losing streak when they visit the New York Knicks (22-22) on Thursday, March 25 at Madison Square Garden. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET on MSG. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 25, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Knicks vs Wizards Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 25

Knicks:
Austin Rivers: Day To Day (Personal)

Wizards:
Davis Bertans: Out (Calf),
Ish Smith: Out (Quad),
Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee)

Knicks and Wizards Records ATS

  • New York has put together a 26-18 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Knicks are 5-3 against the spread this season.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 17 of 44 games this season (38.6%).
  • Washington has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 21-20.
  • When they play as at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Wizards tend to fail to meet expectations with only a 1-3 record against the spread.
  • 46.3% of Washington’s 41 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Knicks defeated the Wizards 131-113. Julius Randle led the Knicks with 37 points, and Bradley Beal paced the Wizards with 22. The Knicks covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to score 244 total points to hit the over on the 221.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/23/2021 Knicks Knicks -2.5 221.5 -141 118 Regular Season 131-113 NY
2/12/2021 Knicks Wizards -3 219 -149 124 Regular Season 109-91 NY

Scoring Trends

  • New York and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 227 total in nine out of 44 games (20.5%) this year.
  • 27 Washington games this year (64.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Thursday’s over/under of 227 points.
  • On average, the over/under in Knicks games is 16.7 points fewer than the over/under of 227 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 8.1 points separates the average total points bet in Wizards’ games (235.1 points) and this contest’s over/under (227 points).
  • The average implied total for the Knicks this season is 109.7 points, 5.3 fewer points than their implied total of 115 points in Thursday’s game.
  • So far this season, New York has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) eight times.
  • The Wizards’ average implied point total on the season (120.7 points) is 8.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (112 points).
  • Washington has scored more than 112 points in 25 games on the season.
  • The Knicks are the league’s 28th-highest scoring team (105.3 PPG), while the Wizards allow the most points per game (120.2) in NBA action.
  • The Knicks have out-scored their opponents by only 16 points this season (0.3 points per game on average), and opponents of the Wizards have out-scored them by 225 more points on the year (5.3 per game).

Knicks Leaders

  • The Knicks points, rebounds and assists leader is Randle. He contributes 23.3 points per game and adds 10.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
  • The Knicks are led by Reggie Bullock from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Derrick Rose leads the team with 1.2 steals per game. Nerlens Noel collects 2.0 blocks a contest to pace New York.

Wizards Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook is number one on the Wizards leaderboard in both rebounds (9.5 per game) and assists (10.3 per game).
  • Beal has outperformed his Washington teammates in scoring, putting up 31.8 points per game to go with 5.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists.
  • Davis Bertans is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, hitting 2.8 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Washington grabs more steals than Westbrook (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Alex Len (1.1 per game).

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