The Brooklyn Nets (32-48) and the New York Knicks (48-32) square off Friday evening in the penultimate regular season game for both squads. The Knicks are going for the 4-0 season sweep against the Nets. On Mar. 23, New York defeated Brooklyn 105-93. The Nets are officially eliminated from playoff contention, meanwhile, the Knicks are sitting in the third spot in the East. Julius Randle (shoulder) is out for New York. Cameron Johnson (doubtful, toe), Dennis Schroder (questionable, Achilles) and Dorian Finney-Smith (out, knee) are among the key injuries for Brooklyn.

Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden in New York. New York is an 11.5-point favorite in the latest Nets vs. Knicks odds via SportsLine consensus. The over/under for total points is 211.5. Before making any Knicks vs. Nets 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 25 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a sizzling 83-58 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 Knicks vs. Nets and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Nets vs. Knicks:

  • Nets vs. Knicks spread: Knicks -11.5
  • Nets vs. Knicks over/under: 211.5 points
  • Nets vs. Knicks money line: Knicks -714, Nets +500
  • BKN: 0-3 ATS vs. Knicks this season 
  • NYK: 28-17 ATS as favorites
  • Nets vs. Knicks picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the Knicks can cover

Forward OG Anunoby is an outstanding two-way threat in the frontcourt. Anunoby hounds ball handlers and plays with maximum effort each time he touches the floor. The Indiana product can also score in different ways. He logs 14.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and one steal per game. On Tuesday, Anunoby notched 24 points and three boards.

Guard Josh Hart gives New York a high-energy player who does all the little things well. Hart can pull down boards and is relentless in the paint. He leads the team in rebounds (8.3) with 9.3 points and 4.1 assists per game. In his last outing, Hart had 16 points and 16 boards. See which team to pick here

Why the Nets can cover

Guard Cam Thomas gives the Nets a smooth scorer. Thomas owns a consistent jumper but isn't afraid to put the ball on the deck. The LSU product amassed 22.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game. Additionally, he shoots 36% from beyond the arc. Thomas finished with 23 points and four assists in Wednesday's win over the Raptors.

Forward Mikal Bridges excels at impacting the game on both ends of the floor. Bridges uses his 7-foot-1 wingspan to swarm ball handlers and shoot right over defenders on the offensive side. He logs 19.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game. In the April 3 victory over the Pacers, Bridges put up 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists. See which team to pick here.

How to make Knicks vs. Nets picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 225 points. The model also says one side hits in more than 50% of simulations. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Nets vs. Knicks, and which side hits in more than 50% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see the picks, all from the model that's on a sizzling 83-58 roll on top-rated NBA picks, and find out.