The New York Knicks (35-24) will host the Golden State Warriors (30-27) in a battle on Thursday. Rolling into this game, New York is the fourth seed in the East, while Golden State is currently 10th in the West. This is the first matchup of the season between these clubs, and during the 2022-23 campaign, they split the games 1-1. OG Anunoby (elbow) and Julius Randle (shoulder) remain out for New York, with Jalen Brunson (neck) listed as questionable. Andrew Wiggins (personal) is out for Golden State.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Warriors are 4.5-point favorites in the latest Warriors vs. Knicks odds, per SportsLine consensus. The over/under for total points is 221.5. Before making any Knicks vs. Warriors picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five-plus seasons. The model enters Week 19 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a sizzling 63-39 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,200. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Warriors vs. Knicks. You can visit SportsLine to see the picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for Knicks vs. Warriors:

  • Warriors vs. Knicks spread: Golden State -4.5
  • Warriors vs. Knicks over/under: 221.5 points 
  • Warriors vs. Knicks money line: Golden State -186, New York +154
  • NYK: The Knicks are 0-7 ATS in their last seven games at home
  • GSW: The Warriors are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games 
  • Warriors vs. Knicks picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the Knicks can cover

Forward Bojan Bogdanovic provides New York with a nice asset on the perimeter. Bogdanovic knocks down spot up or pull up jumpers with ease. The 34-year-old is putting up 19.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game with the Pistons and Knicks this season. On Tuesday, Bogdanovic had 20 points, four boards, and five assists.

Forward Josh Hart is another energetic presence who constantly crashes the glass and does a great job running in transition. The Villanova product logs 8.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game. He's scored in double digits in four straight games. Hart racked up 15 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists in his last game. See who to back at SportsLine

Why the Warriors can cover

Guard Stephen Curry is still an elite difference-maker in the NBA. The 10-time All-Star ranks seventh in scoring (27.5) and leads the team in assists (5.1). In the Feb. 22 win over the Lakers, Curry dropped 32 points and eight assists. He's knocking down 45.5% of his field goals and 41% of his 3-point attempts this season. 

Forward Jonathan Kuminga has superb athleticism to soar above the rim. Kuminga gets downhill consistently and creates efficient looks around the rim. The 21-year-old logs 15.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per contest. In his last game, Kuminga finished with 21 points, six rebounds, and five assists. See who to back at SportsLine

How to make Knicks vs. Warriors picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 235 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits over 50% of the time. You can only see the picks at SportsLine

So who wins Warriors vs. Knicks, and which side of the spread hits over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 63-39 roll on top-rated NBA picks this season, and find out.