Knicks vs. 76ers Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Philadelphia. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the 76ers are an 11.5-point favorite on the spread line. Tht total sits at 211 points. The spread remains where it opened, while the total has gone up from 208.
Who the Public Like: Philadelphia. As of Monday afternoon, 59 percent of public bets have sided with the Sixers. Online wager info also shows 55 percent of bets are coming in on the over.
Who We Like: Philadelphia won the first meeting this season by a score of 105-98 in New York on Christmas Day. The 76ers are 6-4 ATS in the last 10 meetings and have covered the spread the last five times. The over-under has gone 5-5. New York has lost six in a row and is 4-6 ATS in its last 10 games. The under has gone 7-3. Philadelphia is riding a three-game winning streak and has covered the spread each time. The 76ers are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games, while the under has gone 7-3.
The Knicks are in full tank mode after the injury to Kristaps Porzingis and are on a back-to-back. Not a good formula when traveling to play a hot 76ers squad. The spread is large, but Philly has dominated the series lately and should be able to put this contest away by halftime.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -11.5