New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The New York Knicks are 4-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, starting at 1:00 PM ET on ABC. The point total in the matchup is set at 206.5.

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Knicks vs. Heat Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 30, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden
  • Moneyline favorite: Knicks (-182)
  • Spread: Knicks (-4)
  • Total: 206.5

Knicks vs. Heat Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Knicks have covered the spread 45 times this season (45-35-2).
  • In games it has played as 4-point favorites or more, New York has an ATS record of 13-11.
  • Knicks games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 44 times this season.
  • New York’s games this season have gone over 206.5 points 71 out of 82 times.
  • Knicks games this season feature an average total of 229.1 points, a number 22.6 points higher than Sunday’s over/under.
  • The Heat have covered the spread in a matchup 30 times this season (30-48-4).
  • Miami has an ATS record of 7-8 when playing as at least 4-point underdogs.
  • Games involving the Heat have hit the over 40 times this season.
  • So far this season, 76.8% of Miami’s games (63-of-82) have had more combined points than Sunday’s over/under of 206.5.
  • The 206.5-point over/under for this game is 12.8 below the 219.3 points per game average in Heat games this season.

Knicks vs. Heat Statistics and Rankings

Knicks Rank Knicks AVG Heat AVG Heat Rank
11th 116 Points Scored 109.5 30th
12th 113.1 Points Allowed 109.8 2nd
2nd 46.6 Rebounds 40.6 27th
3rd 12.6 Off. Rebounds 9.7 20th
11th 12.6 3pt Made 12 16th
28th 22.9 Assists 23.8 25th
3rd 12 Turnovers 12.8 9th

Knicks vs. Heat Stats and Trends

  • The Knicks are 7-3 overall and 6-3-1 against the spread over their past 10 contests.
  • New York and its opponents have hit the over in four of those 10 games.
  • The past 10 New York games averaged 10.9 more points (217.4) than this matchup’s point total.
  • The Knicks’ per-game scoring average during their last 10 games is 3.5 points lower than their season-long average.
  • The Heat have a 7-3 record against the spread while finishing 8-2 overall over their last 10 contests.
  • Miami has hit the over in each of its past 10 games.
  • Miami’s average total over the last 10 games is 12.4 points greater than the 206.5 over/under given for this matchup.
  • In the last 10 games, the Heat are averaging 13.2 more points than their season average of 109.5 PPG.

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