Knicks vs. 76ers Prediction

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 2/27/20 Predictions & Odds

Will the New York Knicks be able to go on the road and compete with the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

519 New York Knicks vs. 520 Philadelphia 76ers

Thursday, February 27, 2020

7PM ET – Wells Fargo Center

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new NBA Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to the latest oddsmakers, the 76ers are the favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -7.5 points against the Knicks. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 214.5 points. The public betting currently is unavailable for this game. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Knicks continue slide

New York is on a five-game losing streak right now following a 107-101 loss at Charlotte last night. The Knicks are 1-3-1 against the spread in this losing streak. New York is 17-41 on the season, 9-21 on the road, 30-27-1 against the spread and 32-25-1 with the under.

The Knicks average just 104.7 points per game on offense this season while shooting 44.1 percent from the field. Defensively, New York is allowing 111.7 points per game on defense while opponents shoot 46.4 percent from the field. Julius Randle is leading the Knicks with 19 points and 9.6 rebounds per game, while rookie RJ Barrett is adding 13.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per contest.

Philly beat up

Philadelphia suffered another road loss last night, suffering a 108-94 loss at Cleveland. Despite that, Philly has won 13 straight at home. The 76ers are 36-23 on the season, 27-2 at home, 24-31-4 against the spread and 30-28-1 with the under.

The 76ers are putting up 108.6 points per game on offense this year while shooting 46.3 percent from the field. Defensively, Philly is giving up just 106.5 points per game while opponents shoot 45.6 percent against them. The 76ers have some big injury concerns tonight. Ben Simmons is already out with his back injury and Joel Embiid is questionable with a shoulder injury. He played just eight minutes last night and is undergoing an MRI later today. Embiid is averaging 23.3 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. Tobias Harris is adding 18.9 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest.

NBA Betting Trends

New York

The Knicks are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games, but 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games playing on no rest.

Philadelphia

The 76ers are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games and 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 home games against a team with a losing road record.

Prediction:

Philly has won all three meetings this season, but the Knicks have actually covered in all three games. It’s been years since the Knicks have actually beaten the 76ers and Philly definitely is short-handed tonight. I wouldn’t expect Embiid to go. Philly has to be cautious with a shoulder injury with their big man. Despite Embiid and Simmons being out, I like Philly’s scoring depth over New York’s. The Knicks just don’t offer much in terms of offense and they really don’t make many defensive stops. Philly can spread the ball out a little more with Embiid not in the paint.

NBA Prediction: Philadelphia 76ers -7.5

Loading...

NBA Headlines

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by the late Kobe Bryant has retired his ''Mamba'' nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball ...
  • The marketing agent who has sued NBA rookie Zion Williamson wants the former Duke star to answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing his lone season with the Blue D...
  • B.J. Armstrong might have played a role in the Chicago Bulls getting their 1996, 1997 and 1998 titles - even though he wasn't on those teams.
    Armstrong was the person who, at a breakfast chat ...
  • BEIJING (AP) Yao Ming, the former Houston Rockets star and now president of the Chinese Basketball Association, says the league has three options for resuming the season that has been on hold sinc...
  • Mike Storen, a former ABA commissioner and multisport marketing whiz and the father of ESPN broadcaster Hannah Storm, died Thursday. He was 84.
    Storm said her father died at Emory University H...

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail The Best NBA Players for the 2019-20 Season This year’s season, even though it had to undergo an indefinite pause due to the unexpected coronavirus pandemic, was a big season for the NBA, with...
Thumbnail NBA Criticized for Testing Players NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes to “salvage” the 2019-20 season, but also noted that he does not know if or when the season will resume. Can the league season...
Thumbnail Fears Exist NBA Season Could be Lost According to a report by ESPN.com, NBA owners and executives are bracing for the possibility of not return to league play until mid-to-late June. And that’s reportedly...
Thumbnail Bucks still favored to win NBA Finals The NBA is currently in an indefinite hiatus, but oddsmakers and the league still anticipate a 2020 champion being decided at some point, and they see three...
Thumbnail NBA Shutting Down for 30 Days? While league owners have been reportedly encouraging the commissioner to reconsider, Adam Silver says that the NBA will take a 30-day hiatus and use the time to...