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New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12/20/19 Odds Previews and Prediction

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New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12-20-19 Odds Previews and Prediction

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12/20/19 – New York Knicks are all set to take on Miami Heat from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Knicks However, the biggest question is if the Knicks can take out a tough team like Miami. The NBA bets tonight are all set as these teams clash in an Eastern Conference game. New York is back to the 14th spot in the conference play and they are playing against Miami who holds the 3rd spot with a 20-8 overall record. The Knicks have won just 7 of their 28 overall games this season.

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12/20/19

When: December 20, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: SUN
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12/20/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks +11 (-110) 214 o (-110) +477

Miami Heat
-11 (-110) 214 u (-110) -650
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New York Knicks Betting

New York Knicks are still one of the worst teams this season, but they enter this game with a winning record. Knicks took out Atlanta Hawks in their last outing with a final score of 143-120. The Knicks scored well against Atlanta and they equally managed to prevent them with their defense. The biggest issue for the Knicks is when they play against teams with a winning record. The Knicks are unable to get past bigger teams and Miami is not easy at home.

Players to watch: M. Morris Sr. SF (26 GP 26 GS 32.1 MIN 18.8 PTS 1.1 OR 4.6 DR 5.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 3.1 PF 0.8 AST/TO 17.11 PER)
J. Randle PF (28 GP 28 GS 31.8 MIN 17.4 PTS 2.4 OR 6.5 DR 8.8 REB 3.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 3 TO 2.7 PF 1.1 AST/TO 16.01 PER)
R. Barrett SF (27 GP 27 GS 32.1 MIN 14.2 PTS 1.1 OR 4.3 DR 5.3 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.15 PER).

Miami Heat Betting

Miami Heat declined from their 2nd spot after Boston Celtics bounced back. The Heat will try to regain their position after their loss since they have won more than the Celtics. Miami’s last few games have been impressive, especially when they knocked out Philadelphia 76ers to the 5th position. The Heat managed to score 108 points and restrict Philadelphia to just 104. New York Knicks are no major challenge for Miami.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF (24 GP 24 GS 35.6 MIN 20.9 PTS 1.9 OR 4.6 DR 6.5 REB 6.8 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.6 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 23.56 PER)
K. Nunn SG (28 GP 28 GS 31.2 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.3 OR 2.5 DR 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 13.87 PER)
G. Dragic PG (18 GP 1 GS 28.7 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.3 OR 2.9 DR 3.2 REB 5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 1.8 PF 1.9 AST/TO 16.82 PER).

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 12/20/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

New York Knicks

New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Knicks are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games.
New York are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Miami.
New York are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Miami.
Knicks are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
New York are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games when playing on the road against Miami.
New York are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New York’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.

Miami Heat

Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Miami are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami’s last 14 games against New York.
Miami are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games at home.
Miami are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against New York.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Miami are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

New York Knicks

Julius Randle PF Leg is upgraded to probable Friday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Goran Dragic PG Groin is “?” Friday vs New York
Justise Winslow PF Back is downgraded to OUT Friday vs New York

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Miami Heat
33-47-2 Against the Spread 42-38-2
36-45-1 Straight Up 42-38-2
104 Points per Game 105
113 Points Allowed per Game 105
42.96 Offensive FG% 47.11
68.36 Offensive FT% 76.69
34.79 Offensive 3PT% 38.18
46.47 Defensive FG% 44.11
74.14 Defensive FT% 76.03
38.38 Defensive 3PT% 32.45

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

New York Knicks are no match for Miami. The Knicks have become the laughing stock this season, but they seem to be doing their best with what they could produce. Back Miami to win this game at home with the NBA gambling predicting the victory.

Moneyline: The moneyline for New York is +447 and is -650 for Miami.

ATS: Both teams have an ATS of 11, with New York holding +11 and Miami holding -11.

TOTALs: The total will go over 214 for the Knicks and under 214 for Miami.

Score Prediction: 119 – 108 Miami