New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Miami Heat are 6.5-point underdogs heading into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The Heat lead the series 1-0. The matchup has an over/under set at 207 points.

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Knicks vs. Heat Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden
  • Moneyline favorite: Knicks (-278)
  • Spread: Knicks (-6.5)
  • Total: 207

Knicks vs. Heat Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Knicks have compiled a 45-35-2 record against the spread this season.
  • In games it has played as 6.5-point favorites or more, New York has an ATS record of 5-7.
  • This season, Knicks games have hit the over 44 times.
  • New York has combined with its opponents to score more than 207 points in 71 of 82 games this season.
  • The average amount of points in Knicks games this season is 229.1, which is 22.1 above Tuesday’s over/under of 207.
  • The Heat have covered the spread in a matchup 30 times this year (30-48-4).
  • Miami is 3-2 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • Heat games have gone over the total 40 times this season.
  • Miami and its opponents have combined to score more than 207 points in 63 of 82 games this season.
  • The 219.3 points per game average in Heat games this season is 12.3 more than this game’s over/under.

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 have a 6-4 record straight-up in their last 10 matchups, while covering the spread five times in those games.
  • The final score of the past 10 New York games has surpassed the set total three times.
  • The last 10 New York games averaged 216.4 total points, 9.4 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • During the past 10 games, the Knicks are scoring 6.4 points less per game compared to their season average.
  • The Heat have gone 8-2 in their last 10 contests, with a 7-3 record against the spread during that span.
  • Nine of Miami’s past 10 games have hit the over.
  • Miami’s average total over the last 10 games is 10.5 points greater than the 207 total listed for this matchup.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Heat are averaging 11.1 more points than their season average of 109.5 PPG.

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