Miami Heat vs New York Knicks Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 2 (2/2): NBA
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- Feb 2, 2023, 7:10:08 AM
|Time||7:30 p.m. EST|
|Knicks money line||+105|
|Knicks spread||+1.5 (-110)|
|Heat money line||-125|
|Heat spread||-1.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||218|
2022-2023 season stats
|New York Knicks||Miami Heat|
|Home / road record||12-14||12-14|
|Points per game||111.00||108.00|
|Points allowed per game||107.00||108.00|
|Rebounds per game||43.00||41.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||46.00||43.00|
|Over / under record||27-23-2||22-29-1|
The New York Knicks continue at home and will host the Miami Heat at the Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. These teams faced each other 3 times last season and the Heat led 2-1.
New York Knicks
The Knicks get here with a 27-25 record overall and are 12-14 at home so far ranking 4th in the Atlantic Division. The Knicks are 2-4 against division opponents. New York is sixth in the Eastern Conference in team defense, allowing just 111.1 points while holding opponents to 45.1% shooting.
Julius Randle is shooting 35.0% from beyond the arc with 2.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Knicks, while averaging 24.4 points, 10 rebounds and 3.8 assists. Jalen Brunson is shooting 44.5% and averaging 17.0 points over the last 10 games for New York.
In their last 10 games the Knicks are 4-6, averaging 115.8 points, 47.2 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 4.6 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.6 points per game.
The Heat get here with a 29-23 record and are 12-14 on the road so far ranking 1st in the Southeast Division. The Heat are 13-14 against Eastern Conference opponents. Miami has a 7-6 record in games decided by at least 10 points.
Butler is averaging 22 points, six rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.1 steals for the Heat. Bam Adebayo is averaging 19.9 points over the last 10 games for Miami.
In the last 10 games, the Heat are 7-3, averaging 107.1 points, 44.6 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 9.1 steals and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.6 points.
Miami are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Miami are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against New York.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against New York.
Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against New York.
New York are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 6 games.
New York are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
New York are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games at home.
The Heat have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 games vs New York. They will also get to this game mostly healthy except for Oladipo who has been struggling lately. The Knicks have been up and down this season and have lost 3 of their last 4 games at home. Miami ranks 30th in the league in offense but rank #2 in defense allowing only 108 points per game so I expect a low scoring game on this one. Take the under
PICK: Under 218 (-110)
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