Heat vs Knicks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 9, 2021

The Miami Heat (9-14) are favored by  against the New York Knicks (11-14) on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on SUN. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 9, 2021, 6:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Heat vs Knicks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 9

Heat:
Maurice Harkless: Out (Thigh),
Avery Bradley: Out (Calf),
Goran Dragic: Day To Day (Ankle),
Chris Silva: Out (Hip),
Gabe Vincent: Day To Day (Knee),
Meyers Leonard: Out For Season (Shoulder)

Knicks:
Nerlens Noel: Day To Day (Knee),
Derrick Rose: Day To Day (Left knee)

Heat and Knicks Records ATS

  • Miami is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-15
  • The Heat have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 7 points, going 2-3 this season.
  • Miami and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 47.8% of its games this season (11/23).
  • New York holds a losing record ATS this season with 12 wins and 13 losses ATS.
  • New York and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 32% (8) of their 25 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Heat knocked off the Knicks 109-103. Bam Adebayo led the Heat with 24 points, and Julius Randle paced the Knicks with 26. The Heat covered the spread as 5.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to score 212 total points to hit the over on the 206.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/7/2021 Heat Knicks -5.5 206.5 -211 174 Regular Season 109-103 MIA*
  • 2/7/2021 DNP – Heat: Goran Dragic

Scoring Trends

  • Miami’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup total (208.5 points) in 73.9% of opportunities (17 out of 23 matchups).
  • 13 New York games this year (52% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Tuesday’s over/under of 208.5 points.
  • The Heat have seen a 218 average over/under in their games this season, 9.5 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.7 points separates this game’s over/under (208.5 points) and the average total points bet in Knicks’ games (206.8 points) this season.
  • The Heat’s average implied point total this season is 5.8 more points than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (113.8 implied points on average compared to 108 implied points in this game).
  • Miami has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (108) 12 times this season.
  • The Knicks’ average implied point total on the season (109.7 points) is 8.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (101 points).
  • New York has scored more than 101 points 16 times this season.
  • The Heat are the league’s 27th-highest scoring team (107.3 PPG), while the Knicks allow the fewest points per game (104.1) in NBA play.
  • The Heat have a negative point differential on the season (-79 total points, -3.4 per game), as do the Knicks (-35 total points, -1.4 per game).

Heat Leaders

  • Adebayo leads the Heat in points and rebounds. He contributes 20.2 points per game while adding 9.2 rebounds.
  • Adebayo’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 36.5, 1.9 greater than his season average of 34.6.
  • Jimmy Butler paces the squad with 6.5 assists per game.
  • Butler’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 30.5, 1.0 less than his season average of 31.5.
  • Duncan Robinson makes 3.4 threes per game to lead the Heat.
  • Robinson’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
  • Miami’s steals leader is Butler, who grabs 2.0 per game. Adebayo leads the team averaging 1.0 block a contest.
  • Adebayo’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks higher than his season average of 1.0.

Knicks Leaders

  • Randle leads the Knicks with 22.7 points per game, 11.0 rebounds per game, and 6.0 assists per game.
  • Randle’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 4.5 assists, 1.5 assists less than his season average of 6.0.
  • Alec Burks leads the Knicks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Burks’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 2.3.
  • New York’s Derrick Rose has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Nerlens Noel is first in blocks with 1.9 per game.
  • Noel’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.

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