Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks Betting Pick

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Game Two in the Eastern Conference will feature the Philadelphia 76ers on the road at the New York Knicks. Game one was a thriller, but saw the New York Knicks come away with the win at home. The 76ers will now look to even the series up before they head home for Game 3.

The 76ers were up and down all season. Philadelphia dealt with injuries all season, but came away with a 47-35 record. The 76ers played in a play-in game that saw them beat the Miami Heat. The 76ers finished the regular season strong, with eight straight wins. The streak was snapped on Saturday.

For the Knicks, they played well down the stretch as well. New York won their final five games of the regular season to grab the second seed in the East. New York also battled injuries, but finished strong.

The New York Knicks are -5.5 at home over Philadelphia in this game.

Knicks Home at the Garden

The New York Knicks are one of the hottest teams in the league as the postseason gets underway. The Knicks won their final six and picked up a win on Saturday. Jalen Brunson has been outstanding, and he was again on Saturday. Him and Josh Hart both scored 22 points in the game.

The Knicks saw three other guys score double digits in the game. Miles McBride was a surprise off the bench, as he came in and scored 21 points in the game. During the regular season, McBride only scored 8.3 points per game.

The Knicks as a team are scoring 112.8 points per game. The Knicks are making 13.2 three point shots per game. New York has been one of the better rebounding teams in the league, with 45.2 per game.

Philadelphia 76ers On the Road

For Philadelphia, big man Joel Embiid went down with an injury, but still played 36 minutes in the game. The former Kansas Jayhawks center scored 29 points and ripped down 8 rebounds in the game. Embiid has only been back since April 2nd, after missing the entire months of February and March.

The 76ers saw Tyrese Maxey score a team high 33 points in the game. Maxey was the second scoring option, with 25.9 points per game. As a team, Philadelphia ranks 15th in the league with 114.6 points per game. The 76ers were the second best free throw shooting team in the league, making nearly 83%.

Philadelphia had an eight game winning streak snapped on Saturday. The streak started following a loss on March 29th at Cleveland. The wins were over Toronto, Oklahoma City, Miami, Memphis, San Antonio, Detroit, Orlando, Brooklyn and Miami.

76ers Stun Knicks at Garden

Joel Embiid is still banged up a little bit. That was a scary injury. Now, the Knicks are ready to put the clamp on the series. But, look for the 76ers to battle like crazy in this one.

We actually like the 76ers to get the job done and even the series up. Embiid plays through injury, and his teammates get after it. Our final bet for this game is the Philadelphia 76ers +5.5 over the New York Knicks on Monday.

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