Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks NBA Tips 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 10 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 36-20. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.6 as they average 115.9 points per contest while giving up 112.2 per game. The Knicks have an overall mark of 10-46. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 105.2 points per contest and give up 114.2, which is a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 27-29-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 29-26-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 24-29-2 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 25-30-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New York Knicks Injuries
02/09/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin is out indefinitely
02/08/19 C Enes Kanter Waived has been waived
01/25/19 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Shoulder is out indefinitely
Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 27.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 13.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Ben Simmons averages 16.7 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.0 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Kevin Knox averages 12.6 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Dennis Smith averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 115.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.0 rebounds per game and 27.4 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.6 per game. The 76ers allow 112.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 23.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 26th in the league with 105.2 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.2 boards per game, and 30th in assists per contest with 19.8. The Knicks are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Knicks surrender 114.2 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.6 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 48.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks were 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game last season.
The 76ers are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 13th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 26th in the NBA.
New York is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Knicks are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 113.7, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 27th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -10
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