The New York Knicks (18-17) visit the San Antonio Spurs (11-23) at AT&T Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, December 29, 2022. The Spurs are 5.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 224.5 point total.
How to bet Knicks vs. Spurs
New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -203 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +170 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 224.5 points.
Knicks vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, December 29, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Knicks vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Knicks have 18 wins against the spread in 35 games this year. New York has been the favorite in 15 games this season and has come away with the win 10 times (66.7%) in those contests. The Knicks have hit the over in 52.9% of their opportunities this year (18 times in 34 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Spurs are 14-20-0 this season. San Antonio has won 31.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (10-22). Spurs games this year have hit the over 18 times in 34 opportunities (52.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Knicks vs. Spurs Injury Report
Spurs: Devin Vassell: Questionable (Knee), Keldon Johnson: Questionable (Back), Doug McDermott: Questionable (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
With 114.6 points per game on offense, New York ranks 12th in the NBA. On defense, it cedes 112.5 points per contest, which ranks 13th in the league. The Knicks put up 116.2 points per game in home games, compared to 113 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.2 points per contest. The Knicks have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 117.2 points per game in their last 10 contests, 2.6 points more than the 114.6 they’ve scored this season.
New York ranks 14th in the NBA by sinking 11.7 three-pointers per game, but it sports a 33.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks fifth-worst in the league. The Knicks have taken 61.9% two-pointers and 38.1% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 71.9% are two-pointers and 28.1% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
In 2022-23, San Antonio is 24th in the league offensively (111.2 points scored per game) and worst defensively (120.5 points allowed). At home, the Spurs score 110.6 points per game. Away, they average 111.8. While the Spurs are posting 111.2 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their last 10 games, tallying 115.2 a contest.
San Antonio is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made (11.3 per game) and 20th in 3-point percentage (34.4%). The Spurs take 36.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.9% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.6% of the Spurs’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 73.4% are 2-pointers.
Knicks vs. Spurs Predictions and Pick
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