Heading into this early season matchup, the Phoenix Suns (9-6) will square off against the New York Knicks (8-8) in Phoenix on Sunday, November 20 at Phoenix Suns Arena. Still in the early part of the season, each of these teams will of course be hoping for a win in this game as they look to set the pace for the rest of the year. Tipoff is at 1:30 PM MT, so don’t forget to make your picks before it’s too late!
For context on Sunday’s early-season matchup, how have the Suns and the Knicks performed against each other in the past?
So far this season, these teams haven’t fought yet and the Suns are prepping for their first ball game with the Knicks. In their previous meeting on March 4, 2022, the score was 115-114 in favor of the Suns. In that game, the Suns had a 48.1% field goal percentage and a 50% three pointer percentage, whereas the Knicks had a 45.88% field goal percentage and shot 44.83% from the perimenter. Elsewhere on the stat sheet, Phoenix came away with 33 rebounds and 28 assists while New York wound up with 49 boards and 23 assists.
Betting Preview for the New York Knicks vs Phoenix Suns NBA Game on November 20 2022
Where: Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Arizona
When: Sunday, November 20, 2022
Betting on the New York Knicks
Record: 8-8 | Atlantic Division Standing: 4
The New York Knicks have won five out of their last 10 games and are presently in 9th place in the conference. In their most recent game they lost to the Indiana Pacers, 121-107, in the face of RJ Barrett’s performance. In that game, Barrett contributed 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 informed their odds for the upcoming game against Phoenix on Sunday.
Absences and Injuries
In terms of injuries, the Knicks have zero injured players ruled out. Mitchell Robinson (Knee) is listed as questionable.
Betting on the Phoenix Suns
Record: 9-6 | Pacific Division Standing: 1
The Phoenix Suns outplayed the Dallas Mavericks in their most recent game on Wednesday, 106-102, due to the performance of the squad’s best players. Bridges came up with 18 points (45.45 FG%), whereas Cameron Johnson, who won’t be playing during the next game due to an injury, chipped in 15 points (55.56 FG%). The Suns are the best in their division currently. Be sure to review our odds assessment for Sunday’s game below and consider how the squad’s recent performance could influence their meeting versus New York.
Absences and Injuries
The Suns will play without Cameron Johnson (Knee), Chris Paul (Heel), and Landry Shamet (Concussion). Josh Okogie (Hamstring) is questionable.
Knicks vs Suns | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Phoenix Suns (-255) at FanDuel
Coming into this game, the Phoenix Suns are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The squad comes into this game sporting a winning percentage of 50% in the last 10 games (a record of five wins and five losses) while the winning percentage of the New York Knicks on the other hand, is larger at 50% for this month (a record of five wins and five losses).
Over/Under Pick: Over 226 Total Points (-110) at DraftKings
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be over 226.
The Phoenix Suns have logged an average of 113.7 points a game in the 10 games since October 31. Alternatively, the New York Knicks are recording 110.9 points per game so far this November.
Spread Pick: New York Knicks +6.5 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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