Heat Vs. Knicks Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 4 Odds Today | May 8, 2023

Posted on May 7, 2023

The Miami Heat are a 4.5-point favorite against the New York Knicks when the Heat (44-38) and the Knicks (47-35) meet on May 8, 2023. The matchup features a point total of 208.5.

Last time out, the Heat bested the Knicks 105-86 on Saturday. Jimmy Butler led the Heat in the win with 28 points, while Jalen Brunson scored 20 in the losing effort for the Knicks.

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Heat Vs. Knicks Odds, Betting Line, Matchup Info

  • When: Monday, May 8, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: FTX Arena in Miami, Florida
  • TV: TNT
  • Spread Favorite: Heat -4.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Heat -189
  • Moneyline Underdog: Knicks +155
  • Over/Under: 208.5 points

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Heat Betting Trends

  • The Heat have won 31 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover or pushing 51 times.
  • Miami is 7-19-1 ATS this season when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • The Heat have come away with 37 wins in the 59 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • This year, Miami has won 15 of 25 games when listed as at least -189 or better on the moneyline.
  • A total of 40 out of the Heat’s 82 games this season have gone over the point total.
  • Miami and its opponents have combined to score more than 208.5 points in 63 of 82 games this season.
  • Heat contests this year have an average total of 219.3, 10.8 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Heat Top Performers

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 64 22.9 5.9 5.3 1.8 0.3 0.6
Bam Adebayo 75 20.4 9.2 3.2 1.2 0.8 0
Max Strus 80 11.5 3.2 2.1 0.5 0.2 2.5
Kyle Lowry 55 11.2 4.1 5.1 1 0.4 1.9
Victor Oladipo 42 10.7 3.1 3.5 1.4 0.3 1.7

Heat Season Stats

  • Miami scores 109.5 points per game (30th in the NBA) and allows 109.8 (second in the league) for a -26 scoring differential overall.
  • The Heat rank 27th in the NBA at 40.6 rebounds per game. That’s 1.3 fewer than the 41.9 their opponents average.
  • When playing at home, the Heat are putting up 3.9 more points per game (111.4) than they are on the road (107.5).
  • Defensively Miami has been worse in home games this season, surrendering 110.2 points per game, compared to 109.3 away from home.
  • The Heat are tallying 115.3 points per game in their previous 20 games, compared to their season average of 109.5.
  • Miami has performed worse defensively over its past 20 games, ceding 111.6 points per contest, 1.8 more points than its season average of 109.8.
  • The Heat are draining 13.9 treys per game over their last 20 games, which is 1.9 more than their average for the season (12). Likewise, they have a higher three-point percentage over their previous 20 contests (38.1%) compared to their season average from beyond the arc (34.4%).

Heat Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
4/24 Bucks W 119-114 Home +8
4/26 Bucks W 128-126 Away +13
4/30 Knicks W 108-101 Away +4
5/2 Knicks L 111-105 Away +10
5/6 Knicks W 105-86 Home -4
5/8 Knicks Home -4.5
5/10 Knicks Away

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Knicks Betting Trends

  • New York has covered 45 times in 82 games with a spread this season.
  • The Knicks have an ATS record of 6-5-2 when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs this season.
  • New York has entered the game as underdogs 40 times this season and won 20, or 50%, of those games.
  • The Knicks are 3-9 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +155 or more on the moneyline.
  • New York’s games have gone over the point total 44 out of 82 times this year.
  • The Knicks have played 70 games this season that ended with a combined score higher than 208.5 points.
  • New York’s average game total this season has been 229.1, 20.6 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Knicks Top Performers

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Julius Randle 77 25.1 10 4.1 0.6 0.3 2.8
Jalen Brunson 68 24 3.5 6.2 0.9 0.2 2
RJ Barrett 73 19.6 5 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 81 14.9 4.2 3.4 1 0.2 2.1
Quentin Grimes 71 11.3 3.2 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.2

Knicks Season Stats

  • In 2022-23, New York is 11th in the league offensively (116 points scored per game) and 12th on defense (113.1 points allowed).
  • The 46.6 rebounds per game the Knicks accumulate rank second in the league, 4.6 more than the 42 their opponents collect.
  • In 2022-23 New York is scoring 2.5 more points per game at home (117.3) than on the road (114.8).
  • At home, the Knicks allow 113 points per game. On the road, they give up 113.2.
  • New York’s offense has been less productive over its last 20 games, scoring 113 points a contest compared to the 116 it has averaged this season.
  • The Knicks’ defense has been more stingy as of late, as the team has allowed 110 points per game over their last 20 compared to the 113.1 points per game their opponents average this season.
  • New York is trending down from deep during its last 20 outings, making 12.3 threes per game and shooting 34.9% from long range in comparison to its season-long averages of 12.6 makes and 35.4% from distance in the 2022-23 season.

Knicks Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
4/23 Cavaliers W 102-93 Home -1.5
4/26 Cavaliers W 106-95 Away +5.5
4/30 Heat L 108-101 Home -4
5/2 Heat W 111-105 Home -10
5/6 Heat L 105-86 Away +4
5/8 Heat Away +4.5
5/10 Heat Home

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