A contest featuring an NBA team on a roll, the Philadelphia 76ers (34-17 overall and 9-1 over their past 10 games), and the New York Knicks (28-26) will commence at Madison Square Garden on February 5, 2023. The 76ers are four-point favorites as they aim to prolong their winning ways. The matchup’s point total is set at 224.
How to bet 76ers vs. Knicks
Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -172 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +146 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 224 points.
76ers vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, February 5, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: New York City, New York
- Arena: Madison Square Garden
76ers vs. Knicks Betting Trends
In the 76ers’ 51 games this season, they have 30 wins against the spread. Philadelphia has come away with 26 wins in the 37 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. 76ers games this year have hit the over 30 times in 54 opportunities (55.6%).
Against the spread, the Knicks are 27-26-1 this year. New York is 12-16 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 42.9% of those games). The Knicks have eclipsed the over/under 53.7% of the time this season (29 of 54 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers vs. Knicks Injury Report
Knicks: Ryan Arcidiacono: Probable (Illness), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Thumb)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been led by its defense, as it ranks fourth-best in the NBA by allowing only 111 points per game. It ranks 12th in the league in points scored (114.9 per contest). In home games, the 76ers are putting up 1.1 more points per game (115.4) than they are when playing on the road (114.3). On the offensive side of the ball, the 76ers have increased their output a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 119.9 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 114.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Philadelphia ranks third-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.6%. It ranks ninth in the league by sinking 12.9 three-pointers per contest. So far this season, the 76ers have taken 60.7% two-pointers, accounting for 68.6% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 39.3% threes (31.4% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
New York is 16th in the NBA in points scored (114.5 per game) and 13th in points allowed (112.9). In 2022-23 the Knicks are averaging 1.3 more points per game at home (115.1) than on the road (113.8). The Knicks are posting 116.3 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 1.8 more than their average for the season (114.5).
New York makes 12 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 15th and 23rd, respectively, in the league. The Knicks take 61.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 38.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 71% of the Knicks’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 29% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this game is the Knicks, and we predict that Knicks will cover the spread (76ers -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224 points.
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