In this early season matchup, the Oklahoma City Thunder (7-9) will face off against the New York Knicks (8-9) in Oklahoma City on Monday, November 21 at Paycom Center. Still in the early part of the season, both of these teams will of course be in search of a win in this game as they look to set the tone for the rest of the year. The action starts at 7:00 PM CT, but you’re going to want to get your bets in now!
For context about Monday’s early-season matchup, how have the Thunder and the Knicks performed against each other in the past?
So far this season, these franchises have played in one matchup and the Thunder bested the Knicks. In their most recent meeting on November 13, 2022, the score was 135-145 in favor of the Thunder. In that game, the Thunder had a 45.45% field goal percentage and a 54.84% three pointer percentage, whereas the Knicks had a 45.88% field goal percentage and shot 32.26% from the perimenter. Elsewhere on the stat sheet, Oklahoma grabbed 38 rebounds and 31 assists while New York had 35 boards and 25 assists.
Betting Preview for the New York Knicks vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Game on November 21 2022
Where: Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
When: Monday, November 21, 2022
Betting on the New York Knicks
Record: 8-9 | Atlantic Division Standing: 3
The New York Knicks have experienced an assortment of wins and losses lately and are currently in 8th place in the conference. In their previous game they lost to the Indiana Pacers, 121-107, in spite of an excellent performance from RJ Barrett. In that game, Barrett tallied 26 points (73.33 FG%) and Alec Burks had 22 points (50.0 FG%). Check out our analysis further down to learn how this performance has influenced their odds for the upcoming game against Oklahoma on Monday.
Absences and Injuries
The Knicks have zero injured players ruled out. Cam Reddish (Groin) and Derrick Rose (Toe) are questionable.
Betting on the Oklahoma City Thunder
Record: 7-9 | Northwest Division Standing: 5
The Oklahoma City Thunder outplayed the Charlotte 49ers in their most recent game on Saturday, 107-109, due to steady contributions from George Hill and Darius Bazley. Hill was responsible for 21 points (88.89 FG%), whereas Darius Bazley, who won’t be playing during the next game due to an injury, added 15 points (58.33 FG%) and 10 rebounds. The Thunder are in the last position in the division and currently 12th in the conference. Be sure to review our odds assessment for Monday’s game below and consider how the squad’s recent form could influence their meeting versus New York.
Absences and Injuries
In terms of injuries, the Thunder will play without Darius Bazley (Ankle), Aleksej Pokusevski (Ankle), Tre Mann (Back), and Isaiah Joe (Knee).
Knicks vs Thunder | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder (-138) at FanDuel
Entering this game, the Oklahoma City Thunder are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The team enters this game sporting a winning percentage of 40% for this month (a record of four wins and six losses) while the winning percentage of the New York Knicks on the other hand, is greater at 45.45% for this month (five wins and six losses).
Over/Under Pick: Over 230.5 Total Points (-107) at PointsBet
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be over 230.5.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are recording 118.5 points per game so far this month. Alternatively, the New York Knicks are averaging 109.45 points a game up through now this month.
Spread Pick: New York Knicks +2.5 Points (-110) at FanDuel
The New York Knicks will need to lose by less than the amount of the spread or win outright in order to cover.
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