Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks 1/10/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 10, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (4-5) face the New York Knicks (5-4) as 6.5-point favorites on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 6:00 PM ET on MSG. The point total for the matchup is set at 217.5.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -6.5 -110 -110 217.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Denver Nuggets or the New York Knicks for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Denver has come out on top in nine of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against New York.

Nuggets vs Knicks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/15/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -10.5 208.5 -590 427 Regular Season 111-105 DEN
12/5/2019 Nuggets Knicks -8.5 205.5 -377 296 Regular Season 129-92 DEN
3/22/2019 Knicks Regular Season 111-93 DEN
1/1/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 115-108 DEN
1/25/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 130-118 DEN
10/30/2017 Knicks Regular Season 116-110 NY
2/10/2017 Knicks Regular Season 131-123 DEN
12/17/2016 Nuggets Regular Season 127-114 DEN
3/8/2016 Nuggets Regular Season 110-94 DEN
2/7/2016 Knicks Regular Season 101-96 DEN
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  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has struggled against the spread, going 2-7 on the year.
    • The Nuggets have posted a losing record of 2-3 against the spread when the spread is -6.5 or bigger.
    • More often than not, Denver and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 8 of 9 chances this season.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Knicks Betting Information

    • New York has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 5-4 ATS.
    • In the majority of New York’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (2 out of 9 games, 22.2%).
    Bet on the New York Knicks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have combined to score more than 217.5 points in 533.3% of their outings this year (48 of nine opportunities).
    • New York has played in three games this year (out of nine total matchups — 33.3% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 217.5 points.
    • These two teams average a combined 219.5 points per game, 2.0 more points than the over/under of 217.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 219.5 points per game, 2.0 more than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average total the Nuggets have had set in matchups this season is 14.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average point total for the Knicks this year is 10.7 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists. He scores 24.7 points per game while tacking on 11.4 rebounds and 11.0 assists.
    • The Nuggets are led by Jamal Murray from long distance. He makes 2.6 shots from deep per game.
    • Jokic leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Isaiah Hartenstein collects 0.9 blocks an outing to pace Denver.

    Knicks Leaders

    • Julius Randle has shown out this season to lead the Knicks in points (22.6 per game), rebounds (12.0 per game), and assists (7.3 per game).
    • Austin Rivers leads the Knicks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.6 made threes per game.
    • Mitchell Robinson is a defensive force for New York, leading the team in both steals (1.7 per game) and blocks (2.0 per game).
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