The Washington Wizards travel to Manhattan on Wednesday night to take on the New York Knicks. The Wizards have been struggling in recent days, losing five of their last six games, and Washington is 18-26 this season. The Knicks are rolling with seven wins in their last nine games, improving to 25-20 in 2022-23. Bradley Beal (hamstring) is listed as questionable for the Wizards, with the Knicks entering the game with a clean injury record.

Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. ET in New York. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Knicks as a 6-point home favorite, while the over/under, or total number of points Vegas believes will be scored, is 222.5 in the latest Wizards vs. Knicks odds. Before making your Knicks vs. Wizards selection, check out the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s trusted computer model.

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Now the model has set its sights on Wizards vs. Knicks and just laid out its picks and NBA predictions. You can now go to SportsLine to see the model selection. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for the Knicks vs. Wizards:

  • Wizards vs. Knicks Spread: Knicks -6
  • Wizards vs. Knicks Over/Under: 222.5 points
  • Wizards vs. Knicks moneyline: Knicks -225, Wizards +185
  • WHAT: The Wizards are 10-11-2 against the spread in street games
  • NYK: The Knicks are 8-13-2 against the spread in home games
  • Wizards vs. Knicks tips: See tips at SportsLine

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Why the Wizards can cover

Washington is shooting well from inside the arc this season, making 55.7% of 2-point attempts. That results in a top-10 mark in the NBA for field goal percentage (48.0%), and the Wizards are also above average for ball security. Washington commits just 14.1 turnovers per game, and New York ranks in the NBA’s bottom five in terms of turnover generation, averaging just 13.2 takeaways per game.

As far as defense goes, Washington is high on shots and keeps opponents at 46.4% shots, and the Wizards are in the top five on 2-point defense at 52.2%. Washington allows just 22.5 free throw attempts and 23.6 assists per game, and the Wizards snag nearly 73% of available rebounds on defensive glass. New York also struggles in some areas on offense, including 45.4% shots from the field, 33.8% shots from 3-point range, and just 22.4 assists per game.

Why the Knicks can cover

New York is heavily outperforming at both ends of the parquet this season. On offense, the Knicks score 114.6 points per 100 possessions, and New York has elite character. The Knicks lead the league in second chance points (17.6 per game) with top five marks in offensive rebound rate (33.0%), free throw attempts (26.0 per game), and turnover rate (13.2%). Washington is struggling to make turnovers, and New York complements the top-tier traits with 51.9 points in the suit per game.

On defense, New York keeps opponents to less than 1.12 points per possession, and the Knicks are in the top five in the NBA in terms of field goal percentage allowed (45.0%), the 3-point percentage allowed (34.1%) and the allowed points the color (44.6 per game). New York is also in the top 10 in the league in terms of fastbreak points allowed, giving up fewer than 13 per game this season.

How to do Wizards vs. Knicks picks

SportsLine’s model tilts across the total, projecting 227 combined points. The model also says that one side of the variance applies in over 60% of the simulations. You can only see the model selection at SportsLine.

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