Memphis Grizzlies (18-31) vs. New York Knicks (32-17)
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks 2/6/24 – Every game in professional basketball tells its own unique narrative; Memphis Grizzlies-New York Knicks matchup on February 6, 2024 promises no exception. As both sides aim to improve their standings in Western Conference while keeping East dominance intact, this contest should provide fans with a thrilling matchup between talent and strategy – surefire proof of why this contest must be seen to be believed! Expert predictions indicate both squads possess unique advantages as well as areas for improvement that make this contest essential viewing.
Memphis Grizzlies’ 18-31 record has seen them through many ups and downs this season. Averaging 107.2 points per game on offense while field goal percentage stands at 43.8% shows they could do with improvement; on defense though they have proven formidable with 7.8 steals and 6.2 blocks per game recorded as impressive accomplishments while turnovers (13.8) and fouls (19.9) have also been areas of contention.
The New York Knicks have proven themselves an elite team this season, boasting an outstanding 32-17 record. Their offense stands out with 115.2 points scored per game on 46.8% field goal shooting success rate while 3-point shooters hit 37.1% of their attempts; on defense they have also proven effective, averaging 7.4 steals and 4 blocks each game.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks 2/6/24 Game Info
|Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at 7:30 PM ET
|Madison Square Garden
|NBA League Pass
Santi Aldama (PF) vs. Jalen Brunson (PG)
Santi Aldama has been an integral player on the Memphis Grizzlies this season, playing 38 out of 12 starts in total and averaging 244.1 minutes per game on average. Aldama averaged 10.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest while showing impressive defensive prowess by recording 0.7 steals/blocks each game; his defensive abilities could use improvement, with an assist-turnover ratio of just over one; however there remains room for growth with regards to playmaking efficiency despite 1.7.
Jalen Brunson has been nothing but extraordinary for the New York Knicks this season, starting all 47 games he’s participated in and averaging 35.7 minutes per game on average. Averaging 27.1 points and 6.4 assists per game while boasting impressive efficiency on both ends of the court with 0.9 steals and an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.38; his scoring and playmaking abilities make him an undeniably dangerous force on offense and defense alike.
When these two key players meet on the court, their clash will be an engaging competition of opposing styles. Aldama will play an instrumental role for Memphis Grizzlies while Brunson provides scoring and playmaking contributions that fuel the New York Knicks offense.
NBA Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
Betting odds have yet to be set in stone for this matchup; however, with the Knicks riding an impressive five-game win streak and the Grizzlies struggling recently it seems likely they’ll be favored over their opponents. Total odds may also depend on factors like team form and player availability so bettors should closely track any changes before placing bets on either team. Expert predictions should also be carefully considered prior to placing their bets.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies have seen mixed results recently, winning four out of their last five against the spread while maintaining an 18-31 overall record indicating inconsistency. Bettors should keep tabs on their performances away from home where they hold an 15-11 spread record against their totals going over in only one of five contests over recent games; their offensive efficiency will certainly be an important factor during this matchup.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The Knicks have been on an incredible winning streak recently, winning five in a row while covering the spread in every one. Their 15-11 record against the spread on the road proves this point; bettors should note however, that totals only went over once during those games indicating more emphasis being put on solid defense and moderated scoring than overextended offense.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks 2/6/24 Betting Picks
As we analyze this NBA daily prediction, data and trends, it becomes evident that the New York Knicks have been dominating, both recently and over the course of this season. Boasting balanced offense, solid defense, and Jalen Brunson’s stellar play, they appear well poised for victory here.
Betting picks for this game should favor the Knicks as an advantaged team; even though the Grizzlies may make for an intriguing battle, their performance and record make the Knicks a safer bet. Consider betting against them covering the spread while taking down total points with their defense being so reliable.
Free Pick and Prediction: New York Knicks 112, Memphis Grizzlies 102.