At 7:30 ET, the Miami Heat (-142) will host the New York Knicks (+118) in an Eastern Conference matchup. The Heat are currently 7th in the East and have won two straight games. Meanwhile, the Knicks have lost two straight and are 4th in the conference.

This game will be played at the Kaseya Center in Miami and can be seen on BSSU. The over/under line is currently set at 207.5 points.

NEW YORK KNICKS VS MIAMI HEAT BETTING PICK

The Pick: Miami Heat -2.5

This game will be played at Kaseya Center at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

WHY BET THE MIAMI HEAT:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-109 in favor of the Heat.
  • Our projections have Jimmy Butler finishing with Jimmy Butler points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Heat finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.5% and knocking down 13 threes.

Are the Knicks Ready for a Road Win?

Today, the Knicks are looking to snap a two-game losing streak as they take on the Heat. In their most recent game, the Knicks lost to the Thunder by a score of 113-112. The O/U line for that game was 218 points.

As the underdog, the Knicks have gone 12-20 this season and are 15-17 ATS as the underdog. Today, they are getting 2.5 points against the Heat and are 41-32 ATS for the season.

This season, the Knicks have gone 29-44-1 on the O/U, and the over has hit in their last four games. On average, their games have finished with 220.5 points compared to today’s O/U line of 207.5.

In the Eastern Conference, the Knicks are currently in 4th place with a record of 44-30. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 30-15 and 10-5 against teams in their division. The Knicks’ non-conference record is 14-15.

When it comes to scoring, the Knicks are 20th in the NBA at 112.6 points per game. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 114.5 points compared to 110.7 at home.

So far this season, the Knicks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 41.9% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 11th in both three-pointers made and attempted per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

Coming into the game, the Knicks’ defense has finished four straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 2nd in the league at 107.9 points per game allowed. New York’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 11th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 28th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.1 rejections per game.

Will the Heat Win at Home?

Today, the Heat are looking to extend their win streak to three games as they host the Knicks. Miami is favored by 2.5 points and has a record of 30-12 as the favorite this season.

In the Eastern Conference, the Heat are currently in 7th place with a record of 41-33. Within the Southeast Division, they are in 2nd place.

On the season, Miami has an ATS record of 35-36 after covering the spread in their last two games. At home, they are 14-22 ATS compared to 21-14 on the road.

Miami’s O/U record for the season is 28-46, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 207.5, and the average combined scoring in their games is 218.4.

In their last game, the Heat defeated the Wizards by a score of 119-107. They were favored by 11 points in that game and covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 213.5.

At home, the Heat are averaging 112.5 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. For the season, Miami is 27th in scoring at 109.9 points per game. In terms of pace, the Heat are 29th in the league at 95.7 possessions per game.

From beyond the arc, Miami is 13th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. Overall, they are 23rd in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of two-point shooting, the Heat are 27th in the league at 52%.

Coming into the game, Miami is 10th in free throws made per game at 18. They are also 27th in offensive rebounds and 21st in assists.

So far this season, the Heat defense has been performing well, ranking 4th in the NBA at 108.5 points allowed per contest. For the season, Miami is ranked 28th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 19.3 free-throws per game vs. the Heat and have an overall field goal percentage of 47.1%.