The effective offense of the New York Knicks (37-27) will be tested by the solid defense of the Miami Heat (33-30) at FTX Arena on March 3, 2023, where the Knicks are favored by three points. The over/under for the matchup is set at 215 points.
How to bet Knicks vs. Heat
New York Knicks vs. Miami Heat Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Knicks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -148 odds to pick up the win, while the Heat are listed at +125 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 215 points.
Knicks vs. Heat Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, March 3, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSU
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Arena: FTX Arena
Knicks vs. Heat Betting Trends
The Knicks have played 64 games, with 36 wins against the spread. New York has won 21, or 67.7%, of the 31 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Knicks games this year have hit the over 34 times in 63 opportunities (54%).
The Heat have played 63 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Miami has put together a 6-13 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 31.6% of those games). Heat games this season have gone over the point total 42.9% of the time (27 out of 63 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Heat: Jimmy Butler: Questionable (Knee), Kyle Lowry: Out (Knee), Nikola Jovic: Out (Lower Back)
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
Offensively, New York is averaging 115.1 points per game (12th-ranked in league). It is ceding 112 points per contest at the other end (seventh-ranked). When playing at home, the Knicks are scoring 2.9 more points per game (116.5) than they are when playing on the road (113.6). In their last 10 games, the Knicks have been racking up 118.4 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 115.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
New York ranks 12th in the NBA with 12.3 three-pointers per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 22nd with a 35.1% shooting percentage from downtown. Of the shots taken by the Knicks in 2022-23, 60.7% of them have been two-pointers (70.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.3% have been from beyond three-point land (29.7%).
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
Miami is the worst team in the league in points scored (107.8 per game) but second-best in points allowed (108.6). The Heat score 108.2 points per game at home, and 107.4 away. While the Heat are putting up 107.8 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their last 10 games, producing 104.7 points per contest.
In 2022-23 Miami is 17th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.6 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.2%). In 2022-23, the Heat have attempted 40.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 59.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.8% of the Heat’s buckets have been 3-pointers, and 70.2% have been 2-pointers.
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