At 7:00 ET, the 33-22 Knicks will travel to Philadelphia to take on the 32-22 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. This division matchup will be televised on NBCS.

Philadelphia is currently favored by 1 point, and the over/under line is set at 226. The Knicks have lost four straight and are 4th in the Eastern Conference, while the 76ers are 5th in the East.

NEW YORK KNICKS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -1

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-105 in favor of the 76ers.
  • Our projections have Tyrese Maxey finishing with Tyrese Maxey points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.7% and knocking down 14 threes.

Do the Knicks Have What it Takes on the Road?

This season, the Knicks have an O/U record of 22-32-1, and their games have averaged 224.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 226 is just below their season average of 225.8.

In their last game against the Magic, the Knicks lost by a score of 118-100. The O/U line for that game was 210 points. New York was getting 3.5 points in that game, giving them an ATS loss.

The Knicks are currently 4th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 33-22. In the Atlantic Division, they are 2nd. As the underdog, the Knicks have lost four straight games, and their ATS record as the underdog is 10-13.

On the road, the Knicks are 14-14 this season, and they are 15-13 ATS. Their average scoring differential on the road is +1.5 points per game.

Against Eastern Conference teams, the Knicks are 22-12 compared to 11-10 in non-conference games. This year, they are 31-24 ATS, and they have failed to cover the spread in six straight games.

This season, the Knicks are 17th in the NBA in scoring at 114.5 points per game. However, they are last in the league in pace at just 95.9 possessions per game.

So far, the Knicks have scored less than the NBA average in 52.7% of their games. In their last four games, they have scored less than their season average. On the road, New York is averaging 114.8 points per game compared to 114.2 at home.

When it comes to shooting, the Knicks are 22nd in the league in field goal percentage at 46%. From two-point range, they are shooting 53% which is 24th in the NBA. From beyond the arc, New York is 15th in three-point shooting at 36%.

In the current season, the Knicks defense has excelled, sitting 3rd in the NBA by allowing 109.9 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Knicks are causing 12.3 turnovers per game, ranking 10th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 29th in rejections, averaging 3.9 blocked shots each game.

Do the 76ers Stand a Chance at Home?

Today, the 76ers are favored by 1 point at home against the Knicks. This season, Philadelphia has been favored in 38 of their 54 games and has a record of 28-10 as the favorite. As the favorite, they are 25-13 against the spread.

Overall, the 76ers are 32-22 this season, which is good for 5th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other teams in the East, they are 21-14 compared to 11-8 against the West.

In their most recent game, the 76ers lost to the Heat by a score of 109-104. The O/U line for that game was also 226 points. Philadelphia was favored by 2.5 points going into the game, giving them a straight-up loss and an ATS loss.

This season, the 76ers have a record of 31-23 on the O/U, and their games have averaged 232.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 226 is slightly lower than their season average of 231.1.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 119.1 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 118.3 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the league at 98.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in three-point percentage at 35%. They are also 25th in three-point attempts per game at 31.6. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 16th in the NBA at 47%.

One area where the 76ers excel is getting to the free-throw line. They lead the league in both free throws made and attempted per game. In terms of assists, Philadelphia is 24th in the NBA.

Currently, the 76ers’ defense holds the 14th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.9 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, 76ers are causing 11.3 turnovers per game, ranking 1st in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 9th in rejections, averaging 5.8 blocked shots each game.