NBA Betting Predictions: Miami Heat vs New York Knicks
Tonight the Miami Heat will be taking to the road to play the very same team they could be matched up with the first round of the playoffs when they take on the New York Knicks. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the Miami Heat as -3 point favorites vs the New York Knicks who will be at home.
The New York Knicks have ten straight home victories with their last one on Friday a 103 – 65 destruction of the Washington Wizards. New York shot 46.6% from the floor, and it was raining three’s hitting 14 of 29. The Knicks shot 11 for 13 from the foul line, created 22 Washington turnovers to their own 15, and moved the ball around beautifully with 22 total assists on the game.
Knicks Tyson Chandler didnt shoot well going 2-7 from the floor , but my word did he dish the ball off well all night long with 15 assists. J.R. Smith led all scorers with 23 points on 9-15 shooting, hit half of his eighth three-point shots, and made 6 dishes. Baron Davis put up 18 points on very efficient shooting going 7-9 from the paint and 4 for 5 from down town. Steve Novak got in on the scoring with above .500 shooting from the field and hitting 3 of his 8 shots from behind the arc.
The Miami Heat as we know have no trouble winning at home and certainly didnt not on Friday when they smashed the Charlotte Bobcats 105-82. Shooting a very impressive 51.8% from the floor Miami controlled the game outscoring the Bobcats in every quarter. They did have difficulty from downtown as they only hit 2 of 14, however had no issues on the line going 15-17. The defense was tight creating 22 turnovers to the Heat’s 11.
Lebron James led the Miami Heat in scoring with 19 points shooting 7-16 from the paint and going 5-7 from the foul line, he also had 9 rebounds, 5 assists, and a blocked shot. Chris Bosh went 8 for 11 picking up slack from Dwayne Wade not dressing by putting up 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, and a shot block. Pittman played great off the bench shooting 7 for 11 and putting up 16 points.
NBA Betting Prediction: The New York Knicks are getting a great value here for a team that has won a huge string of home games against a Miami Heat team that simply does not play well away from Miami.
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