The New York Knicks (25-19) host the Toronto Raptors (19-24), with the matchup tipping off at 3:00 PM ET from Madison Square Garden on Monday, January 16, 2023. The Knicks are only 1.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 218.
How to bet Knicks vs. Raptors
New York Knicks vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -126 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +107 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 218 points.
Knicks vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, January 16, 2023
- Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: MSG
- Location: New York City, New York
- Arena: Madison Square Garden
Knicks vs. Raptors Betting Trends
In the Knicks’ 44 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. New York has been chosen as the favorite in 23 games this year and has walked away with the win 16 times (69.6%) in those games. The Knicks have hit the over in 51.2% of their opportunities this year (22 times over 43 games with a set point total).
In the Raptors’ 43 games this year, they have 21 wins against the spread. Toronto has put together a 5-11 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 31.2% of those games). Raptors games this year have hit the over on 22 of 43 set point totals (51.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Gary Trent Jr.||36||18.2||2.3||1.5||1.7||0.2||2.5|
Raptors: Fred VanVleet: Questionable (Back), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
So far this year, New York is averaging 114.1 points per game (14th-ranked in NBA) and surrendering 111.1 points per contest (seventh-ranked). The Knicks are putting up 115.3 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 2.3 more points than they’re averaging in away games (113). The Knicks’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, racking up 113 points a contest compared to the 114.1 they’ve averaged this year.
This year, New York is making 11.9 threes per game (16th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 33.9% (25th-ranked) from beyond the arc. In terms of shot breakdown, the Knicks have taken 61.1% two-pointers (accounting for 71% of the team’s buckets) and 38.9% three-pointers (29%).
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Toronto puts up 111.8 points per game and give up 111.5, ranking them 23rd in the league offensively and eighth defensively. At home, the Raptors average 112.9 points per game. Away, they score 110.2. The Raptors have fared better offensively in their past 10 games, posting 113.1 points per contest, 1.3 more than their season average of 111.8.
Beyond the arc, Toronto is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). And it is third-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.9%. In 2022-23, the Raptors have attempted 36.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63.9% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.4% of the Raptors’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 73.6% have been 2-pointers.
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