Philadelphia 76ers vs New York Knicks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs New York Knicks Prediction 3/10/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (35-28) travel to face off against the New York Knicks (37-26) on Sunday, March 10th. This game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on ESPN. The Knicks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the 76ers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Magic. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Tobias Harris scored 21 for Philadelphia against the Pelicans which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 39.8%. Kelly Oubre Jr. finished 2nd on the team with 20 points, but Philadelphia ended the game with a 103-95 loss.

Heading into their matchup with the Knicks, the 76ers are 35-28 overall and are looking to snap a three-game losing skid. When playing on the road, the 76ers are 16-13 this season compared to their 19-15 record at home.

Philadelphia arrives with an ATS record of 34-28 for the season up to this point. The 76ers have been unable to cover the spread in their last five games as favorites, and they hold a 9-11 record against the spread when playing as underdogs.

The Knicks Are Coming Off A Win

In the game against the Magic, Jalen Brunson was the top scorer for New York, recording 26 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 48.1%. The Knicks picked up a 98-74 win, and Josh Hart also added 19 points which was 2nd on the team.

Coming into today, the Knicks are 37-26 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. Currently, the team is in 2nd place in the Atlantic division and 4th place in the Eastern Conference.

New York comes in with an overall ATS record of 34-29 so far this season. This season, New York has a 22-13 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 12-16 as underdogs.

76ers Offense Breakdown

Through 63 games the 76ers are averaging 116.5 points per contest, placing them 13th in the NBA.

So far this season, the 76ers are 13th in the league in scoring at 116.5 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (116.6) than at home (116.4). Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 52.4% of their games.

When it comes to pace, Philadelphia is 20th in the league at 98 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 20th at 46%. However, they are one of the top teams in the league in free throw attempts and makes, leading the NBA in both categories.

So far this season, the 76ers have been one of the top teams in the league at getting to the rim, ranking 2nd in two-point field goal attempts. However, they have struggled from three-point range, ranking just 22nd in three-point shooting percentage.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

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This season, the New York offense is ranked 21st in the NBA in scoring at 113 points per game.

Heading into their matchup with the 76ers, the Knicks are 21st in the NBA in scoring at 113 points per game. At home, they are averaging 111.8 points per game.

New York has scored below the league average in 58.7% of their games this season. Over their last five games, they have scored less than their average in each contest.

When it comes to pace, the Knicks are the slowest team in the league. They are also 25th in field goal percentage at 46%.

76ers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the 76ers’ defense is giving up an average of 113.6 points per contest. The 76ers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Pelicans offense to just 39.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 103 points to New Orleans.

Knicks Team Defense

Currently, the Knicks’ defense holds the 2nd rank in the NBA, allowing 109.3 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Knicks are forcing 12.3 per game, which is 11th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 28th in blocked shots at 4.1 per game.

Key Players For The 76ers And Knicks

For today’s matchup, we project Tobias Harris to lead the scoring for the 76ers, putting up 17 points and shooting at a rate of 7/13. Throughout this season, his average stands at 17.5 points per game, along with 6.2 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Jalen Brunson to be the top scorer for the Knicks. Our projection has him finishing the game with 27, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 47.8%, and he is contributing 27.2 points per game on average.

76ers vs Knicks Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the 76ers have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 108 points per game in these contests.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, New York has an ATS record of 7-3 while averaging 112 per game. The team went 7-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 4-6 and an ATS mark of 4-5-1.
  • Across their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Knicks have an overall record of 3-2 while going 1-4 against the spread.

76ers vs Knicks Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this 76ers vs. Knicks game, our recommendation is to take the 76ers at +7.5. Despite our model showing the Knicks winning 110-109, we like 76ers as our point-spread pick.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 211.5 and our model has the 76ers and Knicks finishing with a combined 219 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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