NBA Betting Predictions: New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76ers

NBA Betting Predictions: New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76ers

 

Tonight the New York Knicks will attempt to stay on their hot streak as they look for their fifth straight win when they travel to take on the Philadelphia 76ers. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the Sixers as -175 favorites giving up -4 points to the Knicks.

The Philadelphia 76ers ended a three game losing streak by smashing on the Bobcats in Charlotte 105-80. Their offense was back on track shooting 53.5% from the floor and hitting 5-11 from downtown. Philly absolutely dominated the Bobcats against the boards with 51 rebounds to Charlotte’s 31, and limited their turnovers to twelve.

Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young both tied for the game lead in scoring with 20 points. Young shot a ridiculous 10-12 from the floor, grabbed six rebounds, 2 assists, and blocked two shots while Holiday went 8-13 to go with his six dimes. Louis Williams who struggled during the three game skid showed just how important he is to the Sixers coming off the bench. Williams shot 8-12 from the paint and hit all three of his three-point attempts for 19 total points to go with his 5 assists.

Yesterday the New York Knicks won their fourth straight going 4-0 under new interim head coach Mike Woodson when they defeated the Raptors at home 106-87. New York shot 48.1% from the floor and hit 5 out of 16 three-point attempts. They only shot 69.7% from the foul line however only turned the ball over 12 times to Toronto’s 17 and out rebounded them 46-30.

Amari Stoudemire led all Knicks scorers with 22 points shooting a very efficient 8-13 from the floor, he also grabbed a game leading 12 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is steadily improving as he had 18 points shooting 6 of 10 from the field and hitting 2 out of 3 of his three-point shots to go with his game leading 10 dimes. Carmelo Anthony had a rough night shooting only 5-15 from the paint, but did grab 8 boards to go with 5 assists.

NBA Betting Prediction: The Philadelphia 76ers put up an impressive performance to end their three game slump however it was against arguably the worst team in the NBA the Bobcats. While the New York Knicks have been rolling team by average of 25+ points. For a team that lost three in a row just before beating the lowly Bobcats for the Sixers to be listed a favorite in this game is very generous by the handycappers. I look for the Knicks to win tonight on the road and at the very least get helped out by the generous +4 point spread.

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