76ers vs New York Knicks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs New York Knicks Prediction 3/12/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (36-28) travel to face off against the New York Knicks (37-27) on Tuesday, March 12th. This game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on TNT. The 76ers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Knicks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Knicks. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

The 76ers beat the Knicks in their most recent game, ending with a score of 79-73. Prior to the game, the 76ers were the underdog at +7, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. As for the over/under, the combined score of 152 points didn’t reach the over/under line of 211.5.

Overall, the 76ers are 36-28 this season and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. Against Eastern Conference teams, the 76ers are 24-18 and are 12-10 in non-conference games.

Currently, Philadelphia holds an above .500 ATS record of 35-28 so far this year. Philadelphia has gone 25-17 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 10-11 when playing as underdogs.

The Knicks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the game against the 76ers, Jalen Brunson was the top scorer for New York, recording 19 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 32.5%. Donte DiVincenzo contributed 15 points, but New York lost the game 79-73.

When you look at the Knicks’ last ten games, they are 4-6 and have an overall record of 37-27 as they prepare to take on the 76ers. At home, the Knicks are 21-13 while going 16-14 on the road this season.

New York has an overall ATS record of 34-30 for the season so far. As the favorite this season, New York is 22-14 vs. the spread while going 12-16 as the underdog.

76ers Offense Breakdown

Philadelphia has recorded an average of 115.9 points per game (14th) throughout 64 games games.

When it comes to scoring, the 76ers have been below the NBA scoring average in 48.4% of their games this season. In terms of overall scoring, they are 14th in the league at 115.9 points per game. However, their scoring average drops slightly on the road to 115.3 points per game.

Philadelphia is one of the top teams in the league in terms of free throw attempts, averaging 25 per game (3rd). They are also 1st in the league in free throws made at 20.7 per game.

So far this season, the 76ers have made 46% of their shots from the field (20th). In terms of three-point shooting, they are 24th in the league at 35%.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

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This season, the New York offense is ranked 23rd in the NBA in scoring at 112.4 points per game.

At home this season, the Knicks are averaging 110.6 points per game, which is 27th in the league. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.4 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, New York is 25th in the NBA at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 12th in attempts and 15th in percentage. They are making an average of 13.1 threes per game. In terms of free throws, New York is 15th in both attempts and makes.

So far, the Knicks have outscored the NBA average in just 42.2% of their games. They are also 30th in pace at 95.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, New York is 29th in the league.

76ers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the 76ers’ defense is giving up an average of 113.0 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.8% while allowing 35.0% from downtown.

Knicks Team Defense

The Knicks’ defense is presently ranked 2nd in the league, allowing an average of 108.8 points per contest. New York’s defense is currently forcing 12.5 turnovers per game, which is 12th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 28th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.1 rejections per game.

Key Players For The 76ers And Knicks

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Tyrese Maxey is set to be the main scorer for the 76ers, recording 25 points and shooting 9/19 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 26 points per game, in addition to 3.7 rebounds.

On the other side, Jalen Brunson is our projected leading scorer for the Knicks. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 47.4%, and his scoring average is 27.1 points per game.

76ers vs Knicks Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Philadelphia has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 105 points per game.
  • The Knicks are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have gone 2-2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • Against the spread, the Knicks have put together of 1-4 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 3-2 straight up.

76ers vs Knicks Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +6, the 76ers is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 209, and our model projects the 76ers and Knicks to reach a combined total of 215 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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