Denver Nuggets at New York Knicks Betting Preview – Jan 25, 2024

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The Denver Nuggets are at the New York Knicks in a battle of Western Conference against Eastern Conference on Thursday. The defending NBA Champion Denver Nuggets come into the game on a three game winning streak. Denver is 31-14 on the season, and have won 7 out of their last 10 home games. The Nuggets are coming off a road win at the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.

For the New York Knicks, they are 27-17 on the season. The Knicks are also hot, as they have won 8 out of their last 10 games, and four straight overall. The Knicks are 27-17, which is 5th in the Eastern Conference.

The Denver Nuggets are -3 on the road at the Knicks. The total is set at 224.5.

Winning Streak on the Line for Knicks

New York has been pretty solid at home this season. The Knicks have won 14 out of 19 games at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are 8-7 in games against the Western Conference. New York has a +4.6 point differential average on the season.

Jalen Brunson continues to be an absolute stud for the Knicks. The former Villanova star is scoring more than 26 points per game. Brunson led the way with 30 in a recent win over the Nets. Julius Randle has been great as well for New York. He also had 30 in the win, and is  scoring 24.2 per game. Since coming to the Knicks, O.G. Anunoby is scoring 14.5 per game, playing more than 36 minutes per game.

New York is at home on Saturday against the Heat. A quick trip to Charlotte on Monday will lead them back into a long home stand. The Knicks will welcome the Jazz, Pacers, Lakers, Grizzlies, Mavericks and Pacers to town. The next road game would be February 12th in Houston.

Defending NBA Champion Nuggets

Denver comes into the game with a 14-10 mark on the road. The Nuggets are 14-4 against teams from the Eastern Conference. The Nuggets are scoring just shy of 116 points per game, and allowing opponents to score 110.

Nikola Jokic is having another MVP type season for the Denver Nuggets. The big man recorded a triple double, once again, in the recent win over the Pacers. Jamal Murray was also a monster in that game, as he scored a game high 31. Jokic leads the team with 26.2 per game, while Murray is at 21.3.

Denver has a tough part of their schedule right now. The next two games for the Nuggets are at home, but will see the 76ers and Bucks. After that, they go on the road to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder. February starts with a pair of home games against Portland.

Nuggets Top Knicks

What a game this should be. Nikola Jokic at Madison Square Garden. Only happens once a season. These two teams potentially meeting up in the NBA Finals? Not likely, but always a chance. When push comes to shove, we are going to take the more talented Denver Nuggets team. The Nuggets win this game over the Knicks. Take Denver -3 over the Knicks.

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