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New-Look Knicks are a Fantastic Bet

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The New York Knicks have been a running punchline in the NBA over the course of the last few seasons, but that’s not the case anymore. The Knicks are proving they’re for real so far this year and have become a solid play at the betting window in the process. New York has covered the spread in seven straight games and will be seeking to make it eight in a row Monday against the Miami Heat in the Sunshine State.

Shark Bites
  • The favorite is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings between the Knicks and Heat.
  • The Knicks are 0-6 in their last 6 games vs. the Heat
  • The Heat are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games.

Miami (8-4 SU) hasn’t exactly been lighting the world on fire for their backers - going 5-7 ATS in their opening 12 games - but they’ve been a great source for UNDERs. Miami is the best UNDER team in the NBA at 2-10 O/U. The UNDER has also been hot in Knicks games as of late, as the OVER/UNDER has gone 2-8-1 in New York’s previous 11 contests.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the New York Knicks listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 193 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Heat to win this game 98-97. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat sit at 8-4 (5-7 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the New York Knicks are currently 8-6 (10-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Miami is 2-10 OU and New York is 5-8-1 OU. This season the Miami Heat are 8-4 overall and 5-7 ATS against the number, while the New York Knicks are 8-6 and 10-4 ATS. As for the totals, Miami is 2-10 on the OU, and New York is 5-8-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs New York injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated New York Knicks taking on the No. 24-rated Miami Heat in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Miami's No. 24-ranked offense (97.67 PPG) against a New York Knicks defense that ranks No. 9 at 97.86 PPG. The Miami Heat have averaged 45.73% from the field per game, more than the New York Knicks have managed so far this NBA season (42.2% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Heat grabbed a 96-91 win over the 76ers on Saturday, behind a 27-point effort from Dwyane Wade at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • New York is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York's last 11 games
  • New York is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami's last 11 games
  • Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Orlando, Wednesday, November 25th
Miami at Detroit, Wednesday, November 25th

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