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2021-01-14
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New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction & Preview



 

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The Brooklyn Nets will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. The Nets are coming off a 129-116 loss to Oklahoma City as 7.5-point favorites. The Knicks are coming off a 109-88 loss to Charlotte as five-point underdogs.

Brooklyn and New York have split their last 10 meetings.

**This preview was written before Tuesday’s game was played**

 

Nets Trying To Snap Two-Game Road Losing Streak

The Nets aren’t playing well at the moment and have lost their last two road games. They will be trying to turn things around with a win over the Knicks, which will give them their second road win of the season.

 

 

Brooklyn is one of the best offensive teams in the league, averaging 118.5 points per game. They finished with 116 points in their last game, making 50.6 percent of their field goals and 29.4 percent of their three-pointers.

Kevin Durant led the way for Brooklyn with 36 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists. Caris LeVert finished with 21 points, four rebounds, and six assists, while Jarrett Allen added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Nets.

Kyrie Irving, who is averaging 27.1 points and 6.1 assists per game, is not expected to play.

Brooklyn hasn’t played as well defensively, giving up 113 points per game. They gave up 129 points in their last game and will need to play better if they want to get the

Knicks Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing Streak

The Knicks didn’t play well over the last week and have lost their last three contests. They will try to snap their losing streak and pick up their third consecutive win over the Nets when they play on Wednesday.

 

New York is terrible offensively, averaging 100.1 points per game. They finished with 88 points in their last game, making 39.1 percent of their field goals and 24.3 percent of their three-pointers.

Kevin Knox II led the way for New York with 19 points and five rebounds. Elfrid Payton finished with 15 points, six rebounds, and four assists, while Austin Rivers added 13 points and four rebounds for the Knicks.

New York is one of the best defensive teams in the league, giving up 105.5 points per game. They gave up 109 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well if they want to win this game.



 



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