Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks: 2/9/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 8, 2021

The Miami Heat (9-14) are favored by 5.5 points against the New York Knicks (11-14) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on SUN. The matchup has an over/under set at 209.5 points.

Betting Information

Heat vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Heat -5.5 -117 -117 209.5 -117 -117
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Head to Head

Miami has a 7-3 record in the last 10 head-to-head games against New York. The Heat also have a 2-1 record against the spread when playing the Knicks.

Heat vs Knicks in 2020-21
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
1/12/2020 Heat Knicks -7.5 216.5 -335 267 Regular Season 124-121 NY
12/20/2019 Heat Heat -8.5 216.5 -422 330 Regular Season 129-114 MIA
3/30/2019 Knicks Regular Season 100-92 MIA
1/27/2019 Knicks Regular Season 106-97 MIA
10/24/2018 Heat Regular Season 110-87 MIA
4/6/2018 Knicks Regular Season 122-98 NY
3/21/2018 Heat Regular Season 119-98 MIA
1/5/2018 Heat Regular Season 107-103 MIA
11/29/2017 Knicks Regular Season 115-86 NY
  • 1/12/2020 DNP – Knicks: Marcus Morris
  • Heat Betting Information

    • Miami has not fared well against the spread this season, posting an 8-15 record.
    • The Heat have posted a losing record of 3-6 against the spread when the spread is -5.5 or bigger.
    • Miami has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 11 times in 23 contests (47.8%).
    Bet on the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship.

    Knicks Betting Information

    • New York has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 12-13 ATS.
    • In the majority of New York’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (8 out of 25 games, 32%).
    Bet on the New York Knicks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Heat and their opponents have scored no less than 209.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 15 of 23 games (65.2%) this year.
    • In 11 of 25 outings (44%) this season, New York and its opponents have combined to score at least 209.5 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 0.5 more points per game (210) than this matchup’s total of 209.5 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.3 more points per game (214.8) than this matchup’s over/under of 209.5 points.
    • The average total the Heat have had set in games this season is 8.5 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average over/under for Knicks games this year is 2.7 fewer points than the point total of 209.5 for this outing.
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    Heat Leaders

    • Bam Adebayo leads the Heat in points and rebounds. He puts up 20.2 points per game while also adding 9.2 rebounds.
    • Jimmy Butler paces the team with 6.5 assists per game.
    • The Heat are led by Duncan Robinson from beyond the arc. He hits 3.4 shots from deep per game.
    • Miami’s blocks leader is Adebayo, who collects 1.0 per game. Butler leads the team averaging 2.0 steals an outing.

    Knicks Leaders

    • Julius Randle has shown out this season to lead the Knicks in points (22.7 per game), rebounds (11.0 per game), and assists (6.0 per game).
    • Alec Burks makes more threes per game than any other member of the Knicks, cashing in 2.3 treys per game.
    • Nobody on New York grabs more steals than Derrick Rose (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Nerlens Noel (1.9 per game).
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