76ers at Knicks Prediction - NBA Picks 2/5/23

New York Knicks (28-25) vs Philadelphia 76ers (34-17)

Game Info: Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 6:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)

Betting Odds: New York Knicks +5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks meet Sunday in NBA action at Madison Square Garden. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Philadelphia 76ers Betting Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 114.9 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.5 points and 4.2 assists, while James Harden is averaging 21.3 points and 10.9 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.6 rebounds per game.

The New York Knicks Betting Preview

The New York Knicks are averaging 114.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 112.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Julius Randle is averaging 24.7 points and 10.9 rebounds, while Jalen Brunson is averaging 22.8 points and 3.5 rebounds. RJ Barrett is the third double-digit scorer and Immanuel Quickley is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game.

76ers vs Knicks Trends

The 76ers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Knicks are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 games playing on 0 days rest. The over is 21-8 in 76ers last 29 overall. The over is 5-2 in Knicks last 7 overall. The 76ers are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in New York.

Randy’s Free Pick

The New York Knicks continue to be hard to trust with their inconsistent ways, and being on the end of a back to back here doesn't help matters. The Philadelphia 76ers have the rest advantage, and they've beaten the Knicks in 7 of the last 10 meetings, many of those games not being all that close. I'm assuming Joel Embiid is going to play, given this line. Either way, I don't have much confidence in the Knicks. Give me the 76ers and the reasonable chalk.

Randy’s Pick Philadelphia 76ers -5.5

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