The New York Knicks travel to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. Boston is favored by eight points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is pegged at 226.5 (see updated odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page). Before making any Knicks vs. Celtics picks, you MUST check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine projection model.
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The model knows the Knicks are having a fantastic offensive season. New York scores nearly 1.15 points per possession and leads the NBA with 17.8 second-chance points per game. The Knicks are in the top five in the league in turnover rate (13.3%) and free throw creation (25.8 attempts per game), and New York is producing 51.9 points in the paint per game. The model also knows that the Celtics are great on defense. Boston gives up 110.8 points per 100 possessions, a top-five mark, and the Celtics lead the league in several categories. The Celtics lead the NBA in defensive rebound rate (74.4%), free throw prevention (20.6 attempts allowed per game) and assists allowed (22.7 per game).
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