Knicks vs. Kings Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 4

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The New York Knicks (44-31) host the Sacramento Kings (44-31) at Madison Square Garden, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The Kings are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has an over/under set at 213.5 points.

Our computer predictions in this article will help you decide what are the best bets available for Thursday’s game.

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Spread: Knicks (-3.5) to Cover

  • The DraftKings line for this game has the Knicks favored by 3.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (5.4 points).
  • New York’s ATS record is 39-33-3 this season.
  • The Knicks have an ATS record of 19-12-1 when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites this season.
  • So far this season, Sacramento has compiled a 38-36-1 record against the spread.
  • The Kings have been an underdog by 3.5 points or more 12 times this season, and covered the spread in seven of those matchups.

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Total: Over 213.5

  • In this matchup, the model projects a total (226.6 points) much higher than the DraftKings over/under (213.5 points). Bet on the over.
  • New York’s games have had more than 213.5 points scored on 47 occasions this year.
  • So far this year, 61 Sacramento’s games have featured more than 213.5 points scored.
  • In the Knicks’ 75 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 31 times.
  • A total of 34 Kings games this season have hit the over.

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Moneyline Winner: Knicks (-162)

  • Prediction: Knicks 116, Kings 111
  • New York has won 32, or 76.2%, of the 42 games it has played as the favorite this season.
  • Sacramento has come away with 12 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the underdog this season.

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Jalen Brunson Rebounds Prop: Under 3.5

  • Jalen Brunson posts 27.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game, shooting 47.5% from the floor and 39.7% from downtown with 2.7 made 3-pointers per game.
  • He has averaged 0.1 more rebounds per game (3.6) than his prop bet total in Thursday’s game (3.5).
  • This will be his 77th game with a rebound prop this season, and so far he has hit the over 32 times.
  • The Kings grab 43.9 rebounds per game and concede 42.3 boards, ranking 11th and eighth, respectively, in the league.

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Domantas Sabonis Points Prop: Under 18.5

  • Domantas Sabonis delivers 19.6 points, 13.7 rebounds and 8.3 assists per game for the Kings.
  • The 18.5-point over/under set for Sabonis on Thursday is 1.1 lower than his scoring average of 19.6.
  • This season Sabonis is 37-for-76 at hitting the over on the over/under set for him in terms of points.
  • The Knicks are putting up 112.4 points per game this year (20th-ranked in NBA), but they’ve really provided a lift defensively, giving up just 107.9 points per contest (second-best).

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