76ers vs Knicks Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, December 25, 2022

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The Philadelphia 76ers (19-12) face the New York Knicks (18-15) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET on ABC. The matchup’s point total is set at 215.5.

How to bet 76ers vs. Knicks

Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -130 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +106 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 215.5 points.

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76ers vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

76ers vs. Knicks Betting Trends

The 76ers are 19-12-0 against the spread this year. Philadelphia has won 13, or 68.4%, of the 19 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The 76ers have hit the over in 45.5% of their opportunities this year (15 times over 33 games with a set point total).

The Knicks have 17 wins against the spread in 33 games this season. New York has won eight of the 18 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (44.4%). Knicks games this year have hit the over on 16 of 33 set point totals (48.5%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

76ers

76ers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 23 33 9.8 4.6 1.2 1.7 1.1
James Harden 17 21.4 6.6 10.9 1.3 0.5 2.6
Tobias Harris 28 17 6.3 2.8 1.3 0.5 2.3
De’Anthony Melton 28 12 4.8 3.3 2.1 0.4 2.4
Shake Milton 27 11.1 3.2 3.4 0.4 0.2 0.8

Knicks

Knicks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Julius Randle 33 22.7 9.4 3.6 0.7 0.2 2.3
RJ Barrett 33 20.4 5.5 3 0.5 0.2 1.8
Jalen Brunson 33 20.1 3.2 6.4 1.1 0.2 1.5
Immanuel Quickley 33 10.5 3.9 2.9 1 0.1 1.4
Quentin Grimes 22 8.6 3.3 1.8 0.6 0.5 1.5
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76ers: Tyrese Maxey: Out (Foot)

Knicks: Quentin Grimes: Probable (Ankle), Obi Toppin: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia is scoring 111.5 points per game this year (19th-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined defensively, giving up just 107.6 points per game (second-best). In home games, the 76ers are putting up two more points per game (112.3) than they are in road games (110.3). On offense, the 76ers have increased their output slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 115.8 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 111.5 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

With a 38.3% three-point percentage this season, Philadelphia is fourth-best in the NBA. It ranks 10th in the league by draining 12.6 three-pointers per contest. So far this year, the 76ers have taken 60.6% two-pointers, accounting for 68.3% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 39.4% from three-point land (31.7% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the New York Knicks

At 114.5 points scored per game and 111.8 points allowed, New York is 14th in the NBA offensively and 11th defensively. The Knicks are scoring more points at home (116.4 per game) than away (112.5). Over their previous 10 games, the Knicks are averaging 114.4 points per contest, compared to their season average of 114.5.

At 11.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 33.8% from beyond the arc, New York is 17th and 25th in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Knicks take 62.2% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.2% of the Knicks’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27.8% are 3-pointers.

76ers vs. Knicks Predictions and Pick

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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