Knicks vs. 76ers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Tuesday, Mar 12

Dec 13, 2023; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) brings the ball up the court against the Utah Jazz during the first quarter at Delta Center.
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The Knicks are gearing up for a showdown against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, Mar 12. Today’s game is scheduled to start at 7:30 ET and will be broadcast on TNT. New York comes into this matchup as 6-point favorites, with the over/under set at 208.5. Will the Knicks manage to secure a win as the favorite? Below, you’ll find our Knicks vs. 76ers predictions.

Knicks vs. 76ers Odds

  • Spread: Knicks -6
  • Total 208.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, Mar 12
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York NY
  • TV: TNT

76ers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the 76ers have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-2-1 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five road games, Philadelphia has averaged 105 points per game while allowing 107 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • As the betting underdog, the 76ers have an ATS mark of just 4-5-1 in their last ten games. Philadelphia posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.

Knicks Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Knicks have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Although New York has a straight up record of 7-3 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 7-3. The team averaged 112 points per game in these games.
  • Across their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Knicks have an overall record of 3-2 while going 1-4 against the spread.

Can The 76ers Secure a Road Victory?

In their last game against the Knicks, the 76ers won by a score of 79-73. This victory improved their overall record to 36-28, which is currently 6th in the Eastern Conference.

As the underdog, the 76ers have a scoring differential of -5.5 points per game. On the road, they are 17-13 straight-up and 18-12 against the spread.

Against the spread, the 76ers are 35-28 for the season, going 25-17 as the favorite and 10-11 as the underdog. Today, they are getting 6 points against the Knicks.

Philadelphia has gone 2 straight games hitting the under, and their O/U record for the season is 34-30. On average, their games have finished with 228.9 points.

In the Eastern Conference, the 76ers are 24-18 against other teams and 12-10 in non-conference games. This year, they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division.

So far this season, the 76ers are averaging 115.9 points per game, which is 14th in the NBA. In terms of scoring on the road, they are also 14th in the league at 115.3 points per game.

Philadelphia has outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.6% of their games this season. However, they have scored below their own average in their last four games. Overall, they are 20th in pace at 97.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the 76ers are 20th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also 23rd in two-point shooting at 52% but are 10th in two-pointers made per game. From three-point range, they are 27th in made threes and 24th in three-point shooting percentage.

Currently, the 76ers’ defense holds the 13th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.0 points per game. Opponents are hitting 54.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.0% of their three-point attempts.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Knicks?

The Knicks are favored by 6 points today against the 76ers. This season, New York has been favored in 36 of their 64 games, going 27-9 in those games.

When favored, the Knicks have gone 22-14 against the spread, with an average scoring margin of +9.1 points per game. On average, their games have finished with 221.1 points, compared to today’s line of 208.5.

New York’s O/U record for the season is 23-40-1, and the under has hit in their last two games. So far, 62 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s.

In their most recent game, the Knicks lost to the 76ers by a score of 79-73. New York was favored by 7 points in that game, and they did not cover the spread. The O/U line for that game was 211.5.

The Knicks are currently 4th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 37-27. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 26-15 compared to 11-12 in non-conference games.

This season, the Knicks are 34-30 against the spread, including a record of 17-17 at home and 17-13 on the road.

Coming into today’s game, the Knicks are 27th in the league in scoring at home, averaging 110.6 points per game. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.4 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Knicks are 15th in the league in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. They are also 12th in three-point attempts at 35.9 per game.

So far this season, the Knicks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 42.2% of their games. In terms of pace, they are the slowest team in the league at 95.1 possessions per game.

Not only do the Knicks’ overall defensive numbers look good, as they are 2nd in the league in points allowed. New York has also been playing well on defense of late, ranking 1st in the league over their last three games at 89.7 PPG allowed. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Knicks are forcing 12.5 per game, which is 12th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 28th in blocked shots at 4.1 per game.

Knicks vs. 76ers Player Prop

When looking at a player prop for this game, Tyrese Maxey has a points prop of 25.5 with both the over and under paying out at -117. In this game against the Knicks, we suggest betting on the under for Tyrese Maxey and his points prop set at 25.5. Our player projection model anticipates him not reaching his prop, with a projected total of 25.

  • The Prop: Tyrese Maxey Under 25.5 Points (-117)

Knicks vs. 76ers Predictions

For a point-spread bet in this 76ers vs. Knicks matchup, we’re leaning towards the 76ers at +6. Although our projections show the Knicks winning 108-106, we suggest placing your bet on the 76ers for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 208.5, and our model predicts the 76ers and Knicks to score a combined 214 points. We recommend betting on the over.

The Pick: 76ers +6 | at Fanduel Sportsbook