New York favored by 5 against Philadelphia on Sunday
Philadelphia 76ers vs New York Knicks Odds
Philadelphia travels to New York on Sunday, hoping to boost its 1-0 mark with a victory over the Knicks.
The Knicks bring a 1-0 record (1-0 ATS) to the battle against the 1-0 76ers, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 0-1 so far and the 76ers go 0-1.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Knicks sat as 5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 193.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Knicks sit at No. 8 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the 76ers are at No. 6 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Knicks will win this game 107-96.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 5-ranked offense (104 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 1 at 75 PPG. The Knicks have averaged 42.9% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (35.3% on average).
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.
The 76ers were an 84-75 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (159) made winners of UNDER bettors. Philadelphia got 16 points from Spencer Hawes en route to an 84-75 victory over Denver on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Knicks were a 104-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (188) made winners of UNDER bettors. The battle between the Knicks and Heat didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miami was handed a 104-84 defeat on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Denver are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few 76ers at Knicks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
New York is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York's last 11 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia home to New York, Monday, November 5
New York at Philadelphia, Monday, November 5