Suns vs. Knicks NBA Prediction
The Suns and Knicks will square off on Monday night in Madison Square Garden where New York is listed as a 1-point underdog. Will the Knicks pull off the small upset or are the Suns the better play in this matchup?
539 Phoenix Suns (-1) at 540 New York Knicks (+1); o/u 215.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Monday, April 26, 2021
Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Phoenix Suns DFS Spin
DeAndre Ayton racked up 20 points and a game-high 13 rebounds on Sunday, making 9-of-12 shots with three assists, two steals and zero turnovers in 33 minutes. The Suns were playing with a depleted frontcourt in the absence of Jae Crowder (right ankle sprain) and Dario Saric (left ankle injury management). Fortunately, Ayton is healthy and he gave the Nets fits all game long, whether in the pick-and-roll vs. DeAndre Jordan or on the block vs. Blake Griffin. He double-doubled within 15 minutes and has crept close to his Average Draft Position over the past month, thanks largely to ultra-efficient 66.5% shooting on double-digit shot attempts per game.
New York Knicks DFS Spin
Julius Randle dropped 31 points with 10 rebounds, one assist and five triples in a 120-103 win over Toronto on Saturday. Incredible. This is New York’s first nine-game winning streak in a little over eight years. “Fourth place sounds good,” Randle said. “But like I said, we’re not done yet. We’re trying to build something here. We’re trying to build a culture.” Randle has been on tear during the streak, ranking inside the top-10 for 9-cat leagues with 30.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.9 assists, 1.5 steals and 3.0 triples.
Phoenix Suns Betting Prediction
The Suns are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 meetings with the Knicks in New York and are 4-0 against the number in their last four games versus the Knicks overall. The Suns are also 10-3-1 at the betting window in their last 14 road games versus an opponent with a winning home record and are 35-15-1 against the spread in their last 51 games versus an opponent with a winning record.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: PHOENIX SUNS -1