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NBA Game Preview - 76ers underdogs vs Knicks at New York

Philadelphia 76ers New York Knicks
15-47 March 10, 2014, 07:30 | Madison Square Garden 24-40



Philadelphia travels to New York on Monday, hoping to boost its 15-47 mark with a victory over the Knicks.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Knicks currently sport a record of 24-40, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 27-37 ATS. The 76ers are 15-47 and 22-40 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Knicks post a 37-27 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the 76ers have gone 30-31-1 against the number.

View Philadelphia 76ers vs New York Knicks Odds and Stats.

Those backing the visitors in this one found the 76ers listed as 14-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 213 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

The Knicks sit at No. 15 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the 76ers are at No. 30 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Knicks will win this game 92-84.

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In their last action, Philadelphia was a 104-92 loser at home against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Philadelphia got 30 points from Tony Wroten en route to a 104-92 loss at the hands of Philadelphia on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.

The Knicks were a 107-97 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. The Knicks got a 26-point performance from Carmelo Anthony as New York ran past Cleveland 107-97 on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 76ers rank No. 12 in the league with 43.68 per game. That compares with New York’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New York is the NBA’s No. 6-ranked team at 9.14 per game, while the 76ers rate No. 23 with 6.74 per contest.

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Sacramento, Wednesday, March 12th
New York at Boston, Wednesday, March 12th