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New York Knicks at Phoenix Suns odds, picks and prediction

Apr 26, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Julius Randle #30 of the New York Knicks looks to pass as Cameron Payne #15 and Cameron Johnson #23 of the Phoenix Suns defend in the first half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Elsa/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Knicks (37-29) continues its six-game Western Conference road trip Friday night against the Phoenix Suns (47-19). Tip-off is at 10 p.m. ET at Phoenix Suns Arena. Below, we analyze the Knicks-Suns odds and lines, with NBA picks and predictions.

The Knicks are 2-1 on their road trip so far but are coming off a 113-97 loss Wednesday to the Denver Nuggets. They have won 12 of their last 14 games and are in fourth place in the East.

The Suns are coming off a 135-103 loss Wednesday to the Atlanta Hawks, snapping a five-game winning streak. They trail the West-leading Utah Jazz by only one game.

Knicks at Suns: Odds, spread and lines

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 11:01 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Knicks +230 (bet $100 to win $230) | Suns -300 (bet $300 to win $100)
  • Against the spread/ATS: Knicks +7 (-110) | Suns -7 (-110)
  • Over/Under: 217.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)

Knicks at Suns: Key injuries

Knicks

  • SG Alec Burks (knee) doubtful
  • PG Immanuel Quickley (ankle) doubtful
  • Mitchell Robinson (foot) out

Suns

  • PF Jae Crowder (ankle) out
  • PF Cameron Johnson (wrist) questionable
  • SF Abdel Nader (knee) out

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Knicks at Suns: Odds, lines, predictions and picks

Prediction

Suns 117, Knicks 113

Money line (ML)

The Suns snapped the Knicks’ nine-game winning streak with a 118-110 road win April 26. Only the Jazz and the Clippers have more home wins than the Suns’ 25.

The Knicks are only 15-18 on the road this season. Phoenix is 14-4 this season after a loss. The Knicks are 15-13.

Take the SUNS (-300).

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Against the spread (ATS)

The Knicks have the league’s highest cover percentage this season at 64.6%. The Suns are No. 2 at 61.5%.

The Suns are 4-2 ATS over their last six games, while the Knicks are 17-2 ATS in their last 19 games. They are also 21-12 ATS on the road.

With Crowder out for the Suns, Julius Randle will be hard to contain.

Take KNICKS +7 (-110).

Over/Under (O/U)

The Suns now have the fourth-highest Over percentage in the league at 56.1%. The Knicks are 30-36 O/U but the Over has been common for both teams lately.

Six of the last seven and eight of the last 10 for the Suns have gone Over, while five of the last seven and nine of 13 have gone Over for the Knicks.

The Knicks have scored 110 or more in six straight games before their loss Wednesday night. The Suns had scored 109 or more in six straight games before their loss Wednesday.

Take OVER 217.5 (-115). 

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