Written and authored by National Basketball Association Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Monday February 9, 2015. At 7:30 PM EST.
The (10-41) New York Knicks of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division makes the trip from the Big Apple to Sunshine State. New York will play the (21-19) Miami Heat of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at The American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami, Florida. This Sports Handicapper believes the New York Knicks are going to be in the 2015 NBA draft lottery. The Miami Heat is not the same team as they have been and will struggle to get into the 2015 NBA Playoffs. The betting line has New York as a five-point home favorite Against The Spread, the betting odds total is at 183 for Monday’s game.
The 2015 New York Knicks are on a three-game losing streak, the latest a 106-92 home defeat to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday February 7th. The New York Knicks are in last place in the Atlantic, twenty-four games out of first. New York will play in Orlando on the eleventh of this month, the last game before the 2015 NBA All-Star break. The Knicks rank 2oth in team offense, scoring 92.7 points per game. The Knicks gives up an average of 100 points per contest. Forward Carmelo Anthony is probable for Monday Night’s game. The Knicks are 0-4 Against The Spread the last four meetings between the teams. The betting odds under the total are 4-0 the Knicks last four after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. The New York Knicks have been friendly to ATS players lately. The Knicks are 8-2 their last ten Free NBA Point Spread Betting Predictions going over the betting odds total twice and staying under the betting odds total eight times. The key to a New York win is to come out and play a strong game at both ends of the court. New York has an excellent opportunity to get two road wins before the All-Star break. New York is only 2-6 their last eight in the “MIA”.
The 2015 Miami Heat have lost three of four straight up. Miami lost 98-85 at San Antonio on Friday February 7th. Miami is going to be without leading scorer DeWayne Wade for a while. Forward Udonis Haslem is questionable with a wrist injury. Power Forward Chris Bosh averages twenty-one points per game and is healthy. Free Agent Center Hassan Whiteside leads the team in rebounds and shot blocks, he questionable with a sore ankle. Miami is 0-4 ATS their last four home games against a team with a losing road record. The betting odds over the total are 5-1 the last six between the team in “SOUTH BEACH”. Miami is in unfamiliar territory, near the bottom of the Southeast Division. The Miami Heat are 4-6 their last ten Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under seven. The key to a Miami win is for someone to step up and take the lead. Bosh can do that but is not aggressive enough.br>
Free Picks:New York+5.