Knicks vs. 76ers - 4/5/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers (18-59) at New York Knicks (14-62)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: New York Knicks 0 -- Over/Under: 189 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN, MSG
The Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks play Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Philadelphia 76ers look to snap a five-game losing streak. On the season, the 76ers are averaging 91.6 points on 40.9 percent shooting and are allowing 100.5 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is averaging 9.9 points and 4.9 rebounds while Hollis Thompson is averaging 8.3 points and 1.2 assists. Henry Sims is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Jerami Grant is dishing 1.1 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting just 40.8 percent in their last five games and are showing no signs of even wanting to turn things around. The 76ers would be happy to lose out in hopes of getting the top pick in the NBA draft. Thomas Robinson, Jason Richardson and Nerlens Noel and Isaiah Canaan are questionable with injuries.
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The New York Knicks look to snap a nine-game losing streak. On the season, the Knicks are averaging 91.8 points on 42.7 percent shooting and are allowing 101.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Langston Galloway is averaging 11.4 points and 3.2 assists while Jason Smith is averaging 7.7 points and 3.8 rebounds. Shane Larkin is dishing 2.9 assists and Quincy Acy is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The New York Knicks are a lot like the 76ers in which they would be happy to lose out the rest of the season. The Knicks are shooting just 40 percent in their last five games and have lost 24 straight games when scoring less than 100 points. Cleanthony Early is doubtful with an ankle injury.
The 76ers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Knicks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The 76ers are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in New York and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
What are you doing here? You'd be an absolute fool to even touch this game. I'm taking the Knicks just because they're at home, but you're crazy to lay any real money on this game. Neither team even wants to win.