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The division rival Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Madison Square Garden.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 114-90 result against the Heat on February 23. The 76ers failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog, while the 204 combined points took the game OVER the total.

New York was a 100-98 loser in its last match on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 198 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 22-31 SU, 24-29 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of last 13 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games when playing on the road against New York

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 6-4
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

New York:
Team record: 32-20 SU, 26-26 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of last 13 games when playing Philadelphia
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Orlando, Tuesday, February 26
New York home to Golden State, Wednesday, February 27