In the Eastern Conference battle, the New York Knicks (27-25) host the Miami Heat (29-23) on Thursday. New York is back on track and looking to finish the two-game slide. On January 31, the Lakers beat the Knicks 129-123 in overtime. Miami, on the other hand, have won 4 of their last 5 games. On January 31st, the Heat defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 100-97. New York has him 26-24-2 and Miami has him 20-29-3 against the spread this season.
Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET at Madison Square Garden, New York. The Caesars Sportsbook lists the Heat as his two-point favorite in the latest Heat vs. Knicks odds. Total Points Over/Under is set to 215.5. Before making any Heat vs. Knicks picks, you should check out NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer models.
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- Heat vs. Knicks Spread: Heat -2
- Heat vs. Knicks Over-Under: 215.5 points
- Heat vs. Knicks moneyline: Miami -130, New York +110
- MIA: The Heat are the team with a winning record of 7-2 ATS versus straights in their last nine games
- NYK: Overs are 5-1 across Knicks best-six
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Why the Knicks Can Cover
Guard Jalen Brunson has a great campaign. Branson consistently breaks defenses with his scoring and facilitation abilities. Villanova’s products feature an excellent ball his handle and can be paired with his trusty jumper. Brunson is averaging 22.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game. In the previous game, he recorded his 37 points and his 6 assists.
Guard RJ Barrett is a frontcourt athlete. Barrett has the ball control and strength to consistently attack lanes and finish on contact. The Duke product plays solid defense on the wing and can defend multiple positions, and the 22-year-old is averaging 20.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. On January 28, he recorded 24 points and 6 boards.
Reason why heat can cover
Forward Jimmy Butler has an exceptional two-way presence on the perimeter. Butler is fearless in his lane and has a knack for drawing contact. His six-time All-Star selection puts up a gritty defense all game and forces hard shots. Butler is averaging 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game. On January 29, he finished with 28 points and 7 boards.
Center Bum Adebayo is a power player who can bully opponents in the paint. Adebayo is a bruiser who has the strength to overwhelm his opponents due to his rebounding and easy looks at the rim. Kentucky’s product was an excellent jumper and a solid defender.Adebayo averaged 21.4 points and 10 rebounds per game. In his previous games, he had 18 points and 11 rebounds.
How to make a heat vs knicks pick
SportsLine’s model leans toward point totals, predicting the team to score 221 points combined. The model also shows that one side of the spread hits him more than 50% of the time. Model’s Picks are only available at SportsLine.
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