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On Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, the New York Knicks (6-4) are playing the Philadelphia 76ers (8-2) at Wells Fargo Center. As of now, the Knicks are 5-5 against the spread in the 2021-22 NBA regular season, while the 76ers are 7-3 against the spread. BetUS odds are available below.

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers odds, predictions, picks and game preview

Start time: 7 p.m. ET

Location: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

TV channels: MSG Network, NBA League Pass, NBC Sports Philadelphia, MSG+

Radio broadcast: WPEN, WEPN

Live stream: fuboTV (seven-day free trial)

ESPN’s Basketball Power Index: 76ers have a 65.7% chance of winning

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers news

Referencing Land of Basketball’s database, these two Eastern Conference teams have played one another 461 times in the regular season. The 76ers are 259-202 all-time versus the Knicks. In addition to leading New York by 57 wins, Philadelphia is 3-0 against them in the team’s past three head-to-head meetings. Plus, the 76ers are 9-1 in their previous 10 matches played versus the Knicks. However, on Oct. 26, 2021, the Knicks defeated the Sixers 112-99 at Madison Square Garden in the regular season.

Anyways, the Sixers are playing some of the best basketball in the league right now. They are on a six-game winning streak, and the team is ranked first in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia is ahead of Miami by half a game. Philadelphia’s 114-105 road win over Chicago on Saturday marked the Sixers’ first time they won at least eight of their first 10 games since their 2000-01’s 10-game winning streak to begin that season. Fans are wondering this season how deep into the postseason this team will go, especially if they finish the regular season with the number one seed again.

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting odds and lines

Knicks vs 76ers Injury Report, Odds, Predictions and Preview

Knicks vs 76ers Injury Report, Odds, Predictions and Preview

Sportsbook: BetUS

Over/Under: 209.5

Point spread: 76ers -3.5

Best moneyline: Knicks +145, 76ers -165

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers injury report

Knicks: No reported injuries

76ers: SF Danny Green (questionable) | PF Tobias Harris (out indefinitely) | PG Ben Simmons (out indefinitely) | SG Matisse Thybulle (out) | PG Grant Riller (out indefinitely) | SG Isiah Joe (out)

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers preview

Additionally, on Sunday, in the Knicks’ 126-109 home loss versus the Cavaliers, forward Julius Randle ended his performance with team-highs 19 points and 7.0 rebounds in 37 minutes played. Guard Derrick Rose accumulated 17 points, 1.0 rebound and 5.0 assists in 29 minutes of action. After yesterday’s performance, it should be clear that players, coaches and bettors are underestimating the Cavs this season.

In the Knicks’ 17-point loss, they were out-rebounded 48 to 32, and they were outscored 33 to 18 in the third quarter. Cleveland scored 70 second-half points as well. Aside from displaying a pitiful defensive effort, New York shot 39-for-85 (45.9%) from the floor and 9-for-31 (29%) from behind the arc. Now, the Knicks have lost three of their last four games. They are 2-3 at home and 4-1 away.

Meanwhile, in the 76ers’ impressive 114-105 road win over the Bulls, center Joel Embiid led his team in points and rebounds, closing out his showing with 30 points and 15 rebounds in 34 minutes spent on the court. Furkan Korkmaz contributed 25 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 32 minutes played, too. In the second quarter, the Sixers outscored the Bulls 35 to 26.

Philadelphia turned the ball over 14 times in this matchup, but they were more accurate shooting-wise. They shot 43-for-81 (53.1%) from the field and 13-for-26 (50%) from three-point range. Despite having several players on their injury report, the Sixers are hanging in there. The team is 4-1 at home and 4-1 away.

Projected starting lineup:

Knicks: PG Derrick Rose | SG Evan Fournier | SF RJ Barrett | PF Julius Randle | C Mitchell Robinson

76ers: PG Tyrese Maxey | SG Seth Curry | SF Danny Green | PF Shake Milton | C Joel Embiid

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers prediction

Furthermore, the total for Monday night’s intraconference contest is set at 209.5. According to the spread consensus, 92% of bettors believe the Knicks will cover the spread tonight. Regarding the total consensus, 53% of gamblers are predicting the total will go over 209.5. Thus far, New York is 4-3 as a selected favorite and 2-1 as an underdog this season, whereas Philadelphia is 6-0 as a favorite and 2-2 as an underdog.

For useful betting trends, the Knicks are 1-4 ATS in their last five performances. They are also 1-15 straight up in their past 16 games played versus Philadelphia. Not to mention, the team is 4-1 SU in their previous five road contests. To add to these betting statistics, the total has gone under in four of New York’s last six games played against Eastern Conference opponents.

On the other side, the 76ers are 5-0 ATS in their past five games. Also, the total has gone under in four of their last five contests. And, the total has gone under in six of Philadelphia’s previous seven games played against New York. Not only are the Sixers on a six-game winning streak, they are 4-1 ATS in their last five games played in November. So, think about picking the 76ers to win and cover the spread.

New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting pick

Pick the 76ers to win, they will cover the spread and the total will go over 209.5. Philadelphia is a 3.5-point favorite with BetUS.

Source: Basketball Insider

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