76ers vs. Knicks Game 1 NBA Preview (4/20/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 19, 2024
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76ers vs. Knicks

The Philadelphia 76ers are scheduled to play against the New York Knicks on April 20, at 6:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Madison Square Garden, New York, and will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA betting odds are set with the Knicks as favorites at a -3.0 point spread. The Over/Under for the game is at 209.0.

76ers vs. Knicks pregame odds for Saturday

NBA betting odds for the upcoming match between the 76ers and the Knicks indicate a competitive game ahead. DraftKings, FanDuel, and other sportsbooks present closely matched moneyline odds and point spreads. The point spread is set at -3.0 for the Knicks across the board, with the over/under consistently marked at 209.0. These odds suggest a tight contest at Massachusetts sportsbooks.

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the 76ers vs Knicks.

76ers vs. Knicks projected starting lineups

76ers projected starting lineup

PG: Tyrese Maxey
SG: Kyle Lowry
SF: Kelly Oubre Jr.
PF: Tobias Harris
C: Joel Embiid

Knicks projected starting lineup

PG: Jalen Brunson
SG: Donte DiVincenzo
SF: Josh Hart
PF: OG Anunoby
C: Isaiah Hartenstein

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

76ers vs. Knicks injuries

For the 76ers, Robert Covington (SF) is out with a knee injury since January 16, impacting the team’s defensive capabilities. De’Anthony Melton (SG) is questionable due to injury recovery, potentially affecting the 76ers’ backcourt depth for the upcoming game. The Knicks will be without Julius Randle (PF), sidelined with a shoulder injury since January 27, a significant loss to their frontcourt scoring and rebounding.

Team standings & stats for Saturday’s game

Philadelphia 76ers team stats & standings

The Philadelphia 76ers, with a record of 47-35, are positioned seventh in the Eastern Conference and third in the Atlantic Division. Their recent game against the Miami Heat resulted in a victory, showcasing their defensive strength by limiting the Nets to 104 points. Here are the season stats for the 76ers:

  • Points per game: 114.6
  • Points allowed per game: 111.5
  • FG%: 46.4
  • 3PT%: 36.3
  • Rebounds per game: 43.0
  • Assists per game: 24.9

New York Knicks team stats & standings

The New York Knicks stand out with 50-32, securing the second rank in the Eastern Conference and second in the Atlantic Division. Their performance against the Chicago Bulls highlighted their offensive capabilities, scoring 119 points. Season stats for the Knicks are as follows:

  • Points per game: 112.8
  • Points allowed per game: 108.2
  • FG%: 46.5
  • 3PT%: 36.9
  • Rebounds per game: 45.2
  • Assists per game: 24.4

Player Stats for 76ers vs. Knicks

76ers leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The 76ers have shown strong performances, with Tyrese Maxey leading the charge in their recent game. Here are the top 76ers players from that game:

  • Tyrese Maxey (PG): 19 PTS, 3 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Tobias Harris (SF): 9 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Nicolas Batum (SF): 20 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Joel Embiid (C): 23 PTS, 15 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. (SF): 11 PTS, 8 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the 76ers are showing consistent performance:

  • Tyrese Maxey: 25.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Tobias Harris: 17.2 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Buddy Hield: 12.1 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.8 APG
  • Paul Reed: 7.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • Kelly Oubre Jr.: 15.4 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.5 APG

Knicks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Knicks are not to be underestimated, with Jalen Brunson showcasing an exceptional performance in their last outing. Here are the top Knicks players from that game:

  • Jalen Brunson (PG): 40 PTS, 8 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Donte DiVincenzo (SG): 25 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Josh Hart (SF): 12 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Isaiah Hartenstein (C): 8 PTS, 13 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (SF): 13 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST

Knicks season leaders are also making significant contributions:

  • Jalen Brunson: 28.7 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Josh Hart: 9.4 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Donte DiVincenzo: 15.5 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Isaiah Hartenstein: 7.8 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 2.5 APG
  • Bojan Bogdanovic: 15.2 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 1.7 APG
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