Knicks vs. 76ers Prediction
The Knicks and Sixers will square off in the first game of ESPN’s NBA Wednesday night double header at 7:30 p.m. ET. With the number sitting at 223, is the total set too high?
579 New York Knicks (+10.5) at 580 Philadelphia 76ers (-10.5); o/u 223
7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
New York Knicks DFS Notes
Julius Randle struggled with his shot (4-of-13 FGs, 7-of-12 FTs), but still managed to finish with 16 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, and three turnovers in 38 minutes on Sunday. Randle has been awful when shooting the ball since the All-Star break, as he’s shot 6-of-28 from the floor in their two games. Still, he’s been able to provide value in other areas like rebounding and assists. Overall, it’s been a disappointing season for Randle, though he seemed to have some momentum heading into the break. Hopefully, he can get back to playing at that level.
Philadelphia 76ers DFS Notes
James Harden dominated the Knicks with 29 points on 8-of-14 shooting with 10 rebounds, 16 assists, five steals, three triples, and three turnovers in 39 minutes on Sunday. Harden set season-highs for both assists and steals, while finishing with his 10th triple-double this season. Harden has fit in flawlessly alongside Joel Embiid, and it looks like he’ll be an even better fantasy asset for the rest of the season than he was with Brooklyn. As the 76ers push for the top spot in the East, Harden seems to be as locked in as ever. Fantasy managers should be thrilled heading into the fantasy playoffs.
Knicks vs. 76ers NBA Betting Prediction
The under has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these two teams and is 17-6 in the last 23 meetings in Philadelphia. The under is also 4-1 in the Sixers’ last five home games versus a team with a losing road record and is 7-2 in their last nine games following a win of more than 10 points.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: KNICKS/SIXERS UNDER 223