NBA Knicks vs. Heat Picks & Predictions for Thursday, December 6, 2012 Print
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MIAMI, FL (ATS Consultants) – The Heat are looking for revenge against a very good Knicks team led by Carmelo Anthony, who has been bothered by a finger injury but is expected to play. Who will cover tonight?

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The Knicks are coming off a 100-98 victory over Charlotte last night, giving 7.5. Miami (12-4 SU, 7-9 ATS) is coming off a 105-100 loss at Washington on Tuesday, that snapped a season-best six-game winning streak. The Knicks (13-4 SU, 11-6 ATS) visit American Airlines Arena on Thursday at 8pmET to face the Heat.

ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Heat as a 7.5-point favorite over the Knicks. The total is 201.5 in most books.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Heat opened as a 7.5-point favorite and remained there in most books. The total opened at 202.5 and moved to 201.5 in most books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Heat. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NBA trends, Knicks are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. Eastern Conference,  9-3 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 0 days rest, 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following a ATS loss and are 19-9 ATS in their last 28 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. Miami is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.

What a start for the Knicks! Even with a half-hearted try last night against the Bobcats, they still pulled out a two-point win and may have been looking ahead. New York still extended its winning streak to four games on Wednesday as J.R. Smith drilled a step-back jumper as time expired. Carmelo Anthony finished with 23 points before receiving stitches on the middle finger of his left hand after diving into the bench to save a loose ball.
In their first meeting, the All-Star forward cooled off the Heat with a team-high 30 points and 10 rebounds on Nov. 2. As for Wednesday, Jason Kidd returned following a four-game absence due to lower back spasms. The veteran guard came off the bench to play 25 1/2 minutes to provide a jolt for the Knicks. Miami's defense continues to be an issue as they've allowed nearly 100 points per game. They were shocked by a one-win Wizards team, allowing 105 points to a team that has struggled to average 90. The Heat usually do enough to win at home, but they will have a tough time with the Knicks trio of Anthony, Smith and PG Ray Felton.

2012 NBA FREE PICK: NEW YORK KNICKS +7.5

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