For this Monday evening in the NBA, I have isolated the betting matchup between the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers, as well as the contest between the Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs.
Here is a brief overview with a few betting trends associated with each game.
New York Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers
Betting Line: Philadelphia -3, Over/Under 185
The Knicks are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games played against teams in the Atlantic Division. They have covered the spread in 22 of their last 32 games played overall. Additionally, they have kept the final score under the posted total in 4 of their last 5 games played against teams in the Eastern Conference.
The 76ers are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games played at home, but are only 2-9 ATS in their 11 when playing the next game without a day off. At home, they have stayed under the posted total in 8 of their last 11 contests.
In head to head play, the road team has covered the point spread 11 of the last 14 meetings.
Indiana Pacers at San Antonio Spurs
Betting Line: San Antonio -8 1/2, Over/Under 196
The Pacers are a perfect 4-0 ATS in their last four games played against the Western Conference, and 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games played on a Monday. They have stayed under the posted total in 4 of their last 5 games played on the road.
The Spurs are 12-2-2 against the spread in their last 16 games versus teams in the Eastern Conference and 41-17-5 in their last 63 games played overall. They have gone over the posted total in 9 of their last 10 games played against teams in the Central Division.
In head to head play, the home team has covered the last four matchups.
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