76ers vs New York Knicks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs New York Knicks Prediction 4/22/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (47-35) travel to face off against the New York Knicks (50-32) on Monday, April 22nd. This game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on TNT. 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 76ers. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

76ers vs Knicks

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The Knicks picked up a 111-104 win over the 76ers in the most recent game of this series. New York was actually down by 7 heading into the 4th quarter, but they outscored the 76ers 32-22 in the 4th. The Knicks were 4.5-point favorites and covered the spread by 7 points. The over/under line for the game was 208 points, and the 215 combined points surpassed it.

Josh Hart and Jalen Brunson both scored 22 points for the Knicks. Hart also had 13 rebounds and hit 4 threes, while Brunson added 7 assists and 7 rebounds. As a team, the Knicks hit 16 threes and shot 45.7% from outside. Tyrese Maxey led all scorers with 33 points for the 76ers.

76ers Offense Breakdown

The 76ers come into today’s game as the 15th ranked scoring offense at 114.6 points per game.

Joel Embiid comes into the game as the NBA’s leading scorer at 34.7 points per game. Over his last four games, he is averaging 30.2 points per game on 42.9% shooting. In these games, he also hit 3 threes per game. Tyrese Maxey has hit 3 threes per game in his last four games and 3 threes per game for the season.

Philadelphia is averaging 114.6 points per game for the season, which is 15th in the league. Their scoring average at home is 115.2 compared to 113.5 on the road. Looking at their field goal percentage, they are 23rd in the league at 46% and their three-point shooting percentage of 36% is 19th in the league.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

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This season, the New York offense is ranked 19th in the NBA in scoring at 112.8 points per game.

Jalen Brunson has been carrying the Knicks offense of late, averaging 35.2 points per game over his last five games. This has come while hitting 46.9% of his shots from the field. In these games, he also averaged 7.4 assists. For the season, he is averaging 28.7 points per game. Josh Hart is averaging 16.6 points and 11.8 rebounds in his last five games.

Overall, the Knicks are 19th in scoring at 112.8 points per game. Their home scoring average of 111.2 points per game is 25th in the league. New York is last in pace, averaging 94.8 possessions per game. The team’s three-point shooting percentage of 36% is 12th in the NBA.

76ers Team Defense

This season, the 76ers’ defense is the 9th ranked defense in the NBA at 9th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 58.5% of their games. Philadelphia’s defense is currently forcing 11.3 turnovers per game, which is 2nd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 7th in blocked shots, with an average of 6 rejections per game.

Knicks Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Knicks defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 29.3% of their games. Currently, they are 2nd in the NBA at 108.2 points per game allowed. The Knicks defense is coming off a game in which they held the 76ers offense to just 39.6% shooting. Overall, they gave up 104 points to Philadelphia.

Key Players For The 76ers And Knicks

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Joel Embiid will be the primary scorer for the 76ers, with 33 points and going 11/21 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 34.7 points per game, along with 11 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Jalen Brunson as the leading scorer for the Knicks. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 29 while also collecting 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 47.9% and is averaging 28.7 points per contest.

76ers vs Knicks Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the 76ers have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 112 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Knicks have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 115 points per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 2-8. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.
  • Through their previous three contests as the betting favorite, the Knicks have a strong record of 3-0. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-2.

76ers vs Knicks Prediction

In this 76ers vs. Knicks matchup, our point-spread bet is on the 76ers at +5. While we project the Knicks to win 112-108, our recommendation is to bet on the 76ers for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 207.5, and our model projects the 76ers and Knicks to reach a combined total of 220 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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