76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: The New York Knicks will be starting as home favorites when they host the Philadelphia 76ers.
The New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers will square off in their upcoming matchup. With a record of 33-17, the 76ers are currently occupying the third slot in the Eastern Conference and are playing well this year. In their most recent game, they scored a big victory over the Orlando Magic (105-94).
The New York Knicks on the other hand have had an average season so far with 28 wins and 25 defeats. The last time the Knicks faced the Philadelphia 76ers, they had to suffer a defeat. The Knicks will be hoping of avenging the defeat that they faced in their last home game against the 76ers. As a host, the New York Knicks will be starting as home favorites but they will have to punch over their waist to overcome the challenge of the in-form Philadelphia 76ers.
The two teams will face each other at Madison Square Garden.
Knicks vs 76ers Prediction: Home-Away Stats
The New York Knicks have won 2 of the last 5 home fixtures.
The Knicks won against the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. The defeats came against the likes of the Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors, and Los Angeles Lakers. New York has a home record of 13-14 as of now.
In the last 5 home games
- The NY Knicks have scored 112 points per game.
- The NY Knicks have conceded 114.4 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 4
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1
The Philadelphia 76ers have won all of its last 5 away games.
The 76ers have displayed a dominant performance on the road they are on a winning streak of 8 games on the road so far and are looking great with an away record of 13-9. The 76ers’ wins came against the LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Utah Jazz, Portland Trailblazers and Sacramento Kings.
In the last 5 away games
- The Philadelphia 76ers scored 117 points per game.
- The Philadelphia 76ers conceded 112.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 3
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense
The Philadelphia 76ers average 114.5 points per game. They shot 48.2% from the field and 38.5% from the 3-point line and are shooting 82.7 from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are ranked 10th in the league offense-wise with an adjusted offensive rating of 115.4 this season.
The NY Knicks are playing with an average of 114.3 points per game. They shot 45.9% from the field and 34.2% from the 3-point line. The Knicks’ free throw success rate is currently at 77.5%. The Knicks have the 9th-best offense among all sides with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 115.9.
The New York Knicks have a slight advantage in the offense.
The Philadelphia 76ers have given away 110.2 points per game this season. They played with an average of 40.7 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks currently stand at 8.0 and 4.8 respectively. The 76ers rank 7th in defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 112.4.
The NY Knicks are giving away 112.4 points per game. They played with an average of 47.2 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks per game stand at 6.3 and 4.1 respectively. The Knicks rank 16 in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds
The New York Knicks will be starting as home favorites against the Philadelphia 76ers. The latest odds and predictions for this game are:
- Philadelphia 76ers: -6 (-111)
- New York Knicks: +6 (-111)
- Philadelphia 76ers: -250
- New York Knicks: +205
- Philadelphia 76ers: 54%
- New York Knicks: 46%
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76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
Can the 76ers convert one more on the road?
The Philadelphia 76ers have won their last eight away games. In their most recent away game, they had a fantastic victory over the Sacramento Kings (129-127). The game was close until the fourth quarter when the 76ers’ outstanding defense propelled them to victory. Even though Joel Embiid and James Harden were absent, the Philadelphia 76ers continued to perform well. Tyrese Maxey finished with 32 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists. Georges Niang and Tobias Harris both scored 17 points.
On the other side, the Kings were in charge of the game’s tempo in the first half and built a sizable 21-point lead in the second, but it was simply not their night. For the Kings, DeAaron Fox scored 31 points while dishing out 9 assists. While Kevin Huerter and Harrison Barnes each had a score of 20, respectively.
Can the Knicks maintain their tempo?
The Knicks were looking good from the start as they defeated the Miami Heat (106-104) in their last home fixture. Barrett scored a huge 30 points for the Knicks while Julius Randle scored 23 points with 10 rebounds and 6 assists. The Knicks were playing without their point guard Jalen Brunson who was absent following illness. Isaiah Hartenstein’s effort at both ends proved quite efficient for the Knicks as they grabbed another home victory.
The Heat was giving a tough challenge to the Knicks at both ends of the court. Bam Adebayo made 32 points with 9 rebounds while Tyler Herro scored 25 points. Herro made a good-looking 3-point attempt to wrap up the game but it was no good.
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: Head-to-Head Stats
Both these teams have met 466 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Philadelphia 76ers are ahead with 262 wins, while the New York Knicks have won 204 fixtures.
If we check out the last 5 meetings, the 76ers won 3 games and the Knicks won 2. The previous clash took place in the current season. The Philadelphia 76ers won that game with a score of 112-119.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- The New York Knicks have hosted 2 games out of which they have won none.
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 221
- Average Number of Points scored by the Knicks: 107.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the 76ers: 113.4
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Joel Embiid (Center)(Subject to fitness)
Points Per Game: 33.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.1 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
James Harden (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.4 | Assists Per Game: 11.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.4
Tyrese Maxey (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.2 | Assists Per Game: 3.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.8
New York Knicks
Julius Randle (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 24.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.9 | Assists Per Game: 4.1
Jalen Brunson (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 22.8 | Assists Per Game: 6.2 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
RJ Barrett (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.4 | Assists Per Game: 2.8
76ers vs Knicks Prediction and Odds: Winner Prediction
- Performance Advantage: 76ers
- Offensive Advantage: Knicks
- Defensive Advantage: 76ers
- Overall: Advantage 76ers
Injuries are creating problems for both teams, with the fitness of Joel Embiid still doubtful the 76ers can leave nothing up to chance. On the other hand, Mitchell Robinson and Jalen Brunson are also out for the Knicks following injuries. The Knicks needs a win desperately if they want a position in the top 6. The 76ers are on a roll and they will try to score one more win and continue their streak. All the odds and stats are suggesting a win for the 76ers in this fixture, but it is going to be a close contest.
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