Suns vs Knicks Prediction and Odds
Suns vs Knicks Prediction: The New York Knicks are expected to win the upcoming game against the Phoenix Suns as per the latest prediction.
The Phoenix Suns (20-17) will aim to return to winning ways when they meet the New York Knicks (19-18) in the upcoming NBA fixture on Monday afternoon. The Suns had a decent campaign till now. However, they are coming off two consecutive defeats. The Suns are currently in the 7th position in the Western Conference. In the last fixture, the Suns faced a 104-113 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
The New York Knicks are struggling to find consistency this season. They are currently placed in the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference. The New York Knicks crushed the Houston Rockets with a score of 108-88 in the last game.
Suns vs Knicks Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis
The Phoenix Suns have won 2 of the last 5 away games.
In the last 5 away games
- The Suns have scored 113.4 points per game.
- The Suns have conceded 113.6 points per game.
- Number of games with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games with a difference of 4-10 points or more: 5
The New York Knicks have won 2 of the last 5 home games.
In the last 5 home games
- The Knicks have scored 115.8 points per game.
- The Knicks have conceded 108.6 points per game.
- Number of games with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games with a difference of 4-10 points or more: 4
The Knicks have the winning momentum but they have failed to cash in the home advantage this season.
Suns vs Knicks Prediction: Attack and Defense Analysis
The Phoenix Suns have played with a scoring rate of 115.1 points per game. They are conceding 112.0 points per game. In shooting, the Suns have a success rate of 47.0% from the field and 38.6% from the 3-point line. As per dunksandthrees.com, the Phoenix Suns have the 5th-best offense among all sides with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 116.2.
The New York Knicks have maintained an average of 114.6 points per game. They are giving away 112.1 points per game. New York shot 45.8% from the field and 33.9% from the 3-point line. As per DunksandTrees, the New York Knicks have the 10th-best offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.5.
The Phoenix Suns have a better offense than the Knicks as per the stats.
The Suns have rebounded with an average of 43.0 points per game, with 7.2 steals and 5.4 blocks per game. The Phoenix Suns are the 15th-ranked side in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.3.
The Knicks’ rebounding average stands at 47.2 per game. They played with an average of 6.8 steals per game, while the average number of blocks per game is currently at 4.3. New York has the 9th-best defense among all sides with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 112.3.
The New York Knicks have an upper hand in the defense.
Knicks vs Suns Odds
- New York Knicks: -1.5 (-119)
- Phoenix Suns: +1.5 (-119)
- New York Knicks: -115
- Phoenix Suns: -105
- New York Knicks: 59%
- Phoenix Suns: 41%
Suns vs Knicks Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
Both these teams have met 135 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Phoenix Suns are ahead with 71 wins, while the New York Knicks were on the winning side in 64 fixtures.
If we check out the recent meetings, the Suns have complete domination with 9 consecutive wins against the Knicks. The previous meeting took place in the current season on 20 November 2022. The Phoenix Suns won that contest with a score of 116-95.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Games)
- Average Number of Total Points Scored: 222.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Phoenix Suns: 119.0
- Average Number of Points scored by the New York Knicks: 104.2
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Suns vs Knicks Prediction: Snippets from the last game
Suns vs Raptors Summary
The absence of Booker turned out to be a big disadvantage for the Suns as they faced their second straight defeat in the last game.
The Phoenix Suns played their third consecutive game without their All-Star guard, Devin Booker. Without him, Williams’ men struggled to counter both Gary Trent Jr. and Pascal Siakam. The defense was put under pressure from the initial minutes. The Suns fought back in the second half. A tiebreaking 3-pointer from Scottie Barnes became the turning point with 3:16 remaining as it put the Raptors ahead. The Suns committed their season-worst 27 turnovers, resulting in 34 points for Toronto. Overall, it was a very disappointing night for Phoenix.
Mikal Bridges scored the most points for the Suns. He finished with 21 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists. Chris Paul tried his best to keep Phoenix’s chances alive with his contribution of 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 12 assists.
Knicks vs Rockets Summary
Randle, Quickley led the Knicks to a comfortable away win against the Rockets in the last game.
It was not a good start for the New York Knicks as they were trailing for most of the first half. They bounced back just before the end of the second quarter and made sure to retain a good lead till the end of the second half. Two back-to-back 3-pointers from Immanuel Quickley and Quentin Grimes extended New York’s lead to 19 points. They gave no chance of a comeback to Houston in the closing minutes.
Julius Randle looked brilliant throughout the contest. He finished with 35 points, 12 rebounds, and 6 assists. Immanuel Quickley secured 27 points with 5 rebounds and 7 assists.
Knicks vs Suns Prediction: Players to Watch Out
New York Knicks
Julius Randle (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 23.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.7 | Assists Per Game: 3.7
Jalen Brunson (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.2 | Assists Per Game: 6.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Brunson’s participation in the next game is subject to fitness.
Immanuel Quickley (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 11.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.9 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Deandre Ayton (Center)
Points Per Game: 17.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.6 | Assists Per Game: 1.9
Mikal Bridges (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.5 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Chris Paul (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 13.0 | Assists Per Game: 9.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.5
Suns vs Knicks Winner Prediction
- The Knicks have the home advantage
- The Suns have the offensive advantage
- The Knicks have the defensive advantage
- Net: Advantage Knicks
The Phoenix Suns will look to secure another win against the Knicks on Monday. However, winning an away matchup after 2 consecutive losses won’t be easy. On the other hand, the New York Knicks have a bright chance to end the losing streak against the Suns. They need to win more of the home fixtures to strengthen their position in the Eastern Conference. All the predictions and betting platforms are suggesting a win for the Knicks in this fixture.