Thursday, January 20 2022

Through 2 Quarters

The New York Knicks are on the road but looking no worse for wear. They are way out in front at halftime with a 58-46 lead over the Philadelphia 76ers.

New York hasn’t had any offensive standouts so far with all players held to 11 points or fewer. Philadelphia has been led by shooting guard Furkan Korkmaz, who so far has 16 points along with two boards.

Who’s Playing

New York @ Philadelphia

Current Records: New York 6-4; Philadelphia 8-2

What to Know

After two games on the road, the Philadelphia 76ers are heading back home. The 76ers and the New York Knicks will face off in an Atlantic Division battle at 7 p.m. ET Monday at Wells Fargo Center. Philadelphia is out to stop a five-game streak of losses at home.

Philadelphia bagged a 114-105 victory over the Chicago Bulls this past Saturday. Philadelphia’s center Joel Embiid did his thing and dropped a double-double on 30 points and 15 rebounds.

Meanwhile, the point spread favored New York on Sunday, but luck did not. They took a hard 126-109 fall against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Shooting guard R.J. Barrett just could not get things rolling his way, playing for 29 minutes but putting up just six points on 3-for-13 shooting and four turnovers.

Philadelphia is now 8-2 while the Knicks sit at 6-4. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The 76ers enter the contest with a 49.60% field goal percentage, which is the best in the league. New York has displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they rank third in the league when it comes to points per game, with 112.6 on average.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TV: MSG Network
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $15.99

Odds

The Knicks are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the 76ers, according to the latest NBA odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the 76ers as a 4.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Philadelphia have won 17 out of their last 24 games against New York.

  • Oct 26, 2021 – New York 112 vs. Philadelphia 99
  • Mar 21, 2021 – Philadelphia 101 vs. New York 100
  • Mar 16, 2021 – Philadelphia 99 vs. New York 96
  • Dec 26, 2020 – Philadelphia 109 vs. New York 89
  • Feb 27, 2020 – Philadelphia 115 vs. New York 106
  • Jan 18, 2020 – Philadelphia 90 vs. New York 87
  • Nov 29, 2019 – Philadelphia 101 vs. New York 95
  • Nov 20, 2019 – Philadelphia 109 vs. New York 104
  • Feb 13, 2019 – Philadelphia 126 vs. New York 111
  • Jan 13, 2019 – Philadelphia 108 vs. New York 105
  • Dec 19, 2018 – Philadelphia 131 vs. New York 109
  • Nov 28, 2018 – Philadelphia 117 vs. New York 91
  • Mar 28, 2018 – Philadelphia 118 vs. New York 101
  • Mar 15, 2018 – Philadelphia 118 vs. New York 110
  • Feb 12, 2018 – Philadelphia 108 vs. New York 92
  • Dec 25, 2017 – Philadelphia 105 vs. New York 98
  • Apr 12, 2017 – New York 114 vs. Philadelphia 113
  • Mar 03, 2017 – Philadelphia 105 vs. New York 102
  • Feb 25, 2017 – New York 110 vs. Philadelphia 109
  • Jan 11, 2017 – Philadelphia 98 vs. New York 97
  • Apr 08, 2016 – New York 109 vs. Philadelphia 102
  • Jan 18, 2016 – New York 119 vs. Philadelphia 113
  • Dec 18, 2015 – New York 107 vs. Philadelphia 97
  • Dec 02, 2015 – New York 99 vs. Philadelphia 87

Injury Report for Philadelphia

  • Danny Green: Game-Time Decision (Hamstring)
  • Matisse Thybulle: Out (Covid-19)
  • Tobias Harris: Out (Covid-19)
  • Isaiah Joe: Out (Covid-19)
  • Joel Embiid: Out (Covid-19)
  • Grant Riller: Out (Knee)

Injury Report for New York

  • Mitchell Robinson: Out (Hip)
  • Luka Samanic: Game-Time Decision (Illness)

Source: CBSSports.com

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