Knicks vs. Nuggets NBA Preview (3/21/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 21, 2024 - Last Updated on March 27, 2024
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Knicks Vs. Nuggets Preview

The New York Knicks are scheduled to play the Denver Nuggets on March 21, at 9:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Ball Arena in Denver and will be broadcast on ALT. Key betting odds include a point spread of -9.5 in favor of the Nuggets and an over/under set at 207.5.

Knicks vs. Nuggets pregame odds

The latest NBA betting odds have the Nuggets as a -9.5 home favorite over the Knicks. In the first meeting of the two teams this season, New York won 122-84. The Knicks covered the spread as a -2.5-point home underdog in that one, with the total going under the line of 222.5 points. Current odds at Massachusetts sports betting apps are as follows:

  • DraftKings: Nuggets -9.5, over/under 207.5
  • FanDuel: Nuggets -9.5, over/under 207.5
  • Caesars: Nuggets -9.5, over/under 207.5
  • BetMGM: Nuggets -9.5, over/under 207.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Knicks vs. Nuggets. 

Knicks vs. Nuggets projected starting lineups (3/21/24)

New York Knicks starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jalen Brunson
  • SG: Donte DiVincenzo
  • SF: Josh Hart
  • PF: Precious Achiuwa
  • C: Isaiah Hartenstein

Denver Nuggets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jamal Murray
  • SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
  • SF: Michael Porter Jr.
  • PF: Aaron Gordon
  • C: Nikola Jokic

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata. 

Knicks vs. Nuggets injuries for tonight’s game

For the Nuggets, Vlatko Cancar (SF) is out with a knee injury, and Zeke Nnaji (PF) is questionable due to back pain. The Knicks will miss Julius Randle (PF) with a shoulder injury, OG Anunoby (SF) due to an elbow issue, and Mitchell Robinson (C) is out with an ankle injury.

Team standings & stats for Thursday’s game

The Nuggets continue to battle for the top spot in the Western Conference standings as they get set to host the Knicks. The latest stats and standings ahead of tonight’s game are below.

New York Knicks team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The New York Knicks have a record of 41-27, which ranks second in the Eastern Conference. The club has won four straight, most recently picking up a 119-112 road win over the Golden State Warriors. As for season averages, here is where the Knicks rank in notable stats:

  • Points per game: 112.0 (22nd)
  • Points allowed per game: 107.9 (2nd)
  • Rebounds per game: 45.9 (5th)
  • Assists per game: 23.8 (29th)
  • FG%: 46.1 (25th)
  • 3PT%: 36.2 (17th)

Denver Nuggets team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Denver Nuggets hold a record of 48-21, positioning them second in their conference and division. In their recent match against Minnesota, they secured a win with a score of 115-112 Key team stats for the Nuggets include:

  • Points per game: 114.7 (14th)
  • Points allowed per game: 110.2 (7th)
  • Rebounds per game: 44.1 (10th)
  • Assists per game: 29.2 (4th)
  • FG%: 49.6 (4th)
  • 3PT%: 37.2 (11th)

Player Stats for Knicks vs. Nuggets on March 21

Nikola Jokic remains the favorite to win the NBA MVP award as he leads the Nuggets into tonight’s game with the Knicks.

New York Knicks leaders before tonight’s game

Here are the Knicks’ leaders from their recent game vs the Golden State Warriors on Monday:

  • 1. Jalen Brunson (PG): 34 PTS, 5 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • 2. Miles McBride (PG): 29 PTS, 1 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 3. Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 18 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • 4. Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 13 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • 5. Josh Hart (SF): 10 PTS, 11 RBS, 11 ASTS

Here are the top five season leaders for the Knicks heading into tonight’s game against Denver:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 27.6 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.4 APG
  • Julius Randle (PF): 24.0 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • OG Anunoby (SF): 14.5 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 14.3 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.6 APG
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF): 11.1 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 1.1 APG

Denver Nuggets leaders before tonight’s game

Here are the Nuggets’ leaders from their recent game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday:

  • 1. Nikola Jokic (C): 35 PTS, 16 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 2. Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 26 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • 3. Jamal Murray (PG): 18 PTS, 4 RBS, 11 ASTS
  • 4. Aaron Gordon (PF): 14 PTS, 11 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 5. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG): 9 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST

The Nuggets went on to beat New York and will look to keep their winning streak alive when they play the Phoenix Suns. Here are Denver’s season leaders heading into tonight’s game against the Knicks:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 26.0 PPG, 12.3 RPG, 9.0 APG
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 20.9 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 16.9 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Aaron Gordon (PF): 13.8 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.3 APG
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG): 10.0 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 2.4 APG
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