Spurs vs Knicks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 2, 2021

The New York Knicks (18-17) are  underdogs as they look to extend a three-game winning streak when they visit the San Antonio Spurs (17-13) on Tuesday, March 2 at AT&T Center. The game airs at 8:30 PM ET on FS-SW. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 2, 2021, 6:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Spurs vs Knicks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 2

Spurs:
Keldon Johnson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Quinndary Weatherspoon: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Derrick White: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Devin Vassell: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Rudy Gay: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Knicks:
Mitchell Robinson: Out (Hand),
Elfrid Payton: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Taj Gibson: Out (Ankle)

Spurs and Knicks Records ATS

  • San Antonio is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 17-12-1.
  • The Spurs have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3.5 points, going 3-5 this season.
  • San Antonio and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 14 of 30 games this season (46.7%).
  • New York has regularly covered the spread this season with a record of 20-15.
  • When playing as at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Knicks often fail to meet expectations with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • New York and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 31.4% (11) of their 35 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • San Antonio’s games this year have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup point total (216.5 points) in 66.7% of opportunities (20 out of 30 matchups).
  • In 34.3% of New York’s games this season (12 of 35), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday’s 216.5-point over/under.
  • On average, the Spurs have seen a 222.7 over/under in their games this season, 6.2 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 7.5 points separates this game’s over/under (216.5 points) and the average total points bet in Knicks’ games (209 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Spurs this season is 115.4 points, 5.4 more points than their implied total of 110 points in Tuesday’s game.
  • San Antonio has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (110) 18 times this season.
  • The 109.6-point average implied total on the season for the Knicks is 2.6 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New York has scored more than 107 points 16 times this season.
  • The Spurs are the league’s 21st-highest scoring team (111 PPG), while the Knicks allow the fewest points per game (104) in NBA play.
  • The Spurs have a -20-point scoring differential on the season (-0.7 per game). The Knicks have out-scored opponents by 33 points on the season (one more per game).

Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points and assists. He puts up 20.3 points per game while tacking on 7.2 assists.
  • DeRozan’s assists prop total for the game is listed at 6.5 assists, 0.7 assists less than his season average of 7.2.
  • Jakob Poeltl paces San Antonio with 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Poeltl’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 16.5, 0.7 greater than his season average of 15.8.
  • The Spurs are led by Patty Mills from long distance. He hits 2.7 shots from deep per game.
  • Mills’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 2.7.
  • Dejounte Murray leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Poeltl collects 1.6 blocks a game to pace San Antonio.
  • Poeltl’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.

Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 23.4 points per game, 10.9 rebounds per game, and 5.5 assists per game.
  • Randle’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 10.5 boards, 0.4 rebounds lower than his season average of 10.9.
  • Alec Burks is tops from three-point range for the Knicks, knocking down 2.0 threes per game.
  • Burks’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 2.0.
  • New York’s Mitchell Robinson has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Nerlens Noel is first in blocks with 2.0 per game.
  • Noel’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 2.0.

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