New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 5-8-23 NBA Analysis, Odds and Prediction

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 5/8/23 – On Saturday afternoon, the New York Knicks found themselves helpless as the Miami Heat outclassed them 105-86 to take a 2-1 lead in their best of seven series. On Monday evening at Kaseya Center in Miami they’ll try their hardest to regain momentum when playing game 4. However, the Miami Heat are entering this game with NBA betting splits on their side. 

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 

Date & Time: Monday, May 8, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET

Location: Kaseya Center Miami, FL


New York Knicks vs Miami Heat 5/8/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +155

Spread: +4.5 (-112)

Total: 206 over (-112)


Moneyline: -175

Spread: -4.5 (-108)

Total: 206 under (-108)

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Analysis

Game 3 ended in defeat for New York Knicks with a final score of 105-86 against them. Regarding personal fouls, the Knicks recorded 22 while the Heat recorded 25 personal fouls. They managed to complete 7 out of 32 attempts from outside the perimeter. Miami achieved an outstanding 90.3% success rate at making 28 of 31 charity stripe attempts. Miami was also successful at collecting 50 rebounds, three blocked shots, doling out 17 dimes and earning three steals during this contest. New York allowed their opponent to shoot an impressive 38.9% from the floor on 35 of 90 attempts. They dished out 15 assists for this game while forcing 13 turnovers and collecting four steals. Referring to rebounding, they totaled 48 with 14 being offensive. Knicks players were successful in hitting 16 out of 22 free throw attempts for an impressive 72.7%. New York posted a 34.1% field goal percentage and made 8 of their 40 attempts from beyond the arc. Jalen Brunson made an impactful statement during this game by scoring 20 points on 7 out of 20 shooting. He spent 38 minutes playing and also collected 6 boards. Brunson shot 35% from the field and registered eight assists during her performance in this matchup.

Game 3 saw the Miami Heat secure 50 total rebounds; 37 defensive and 13 offensive boards to total 50. They also lost possession of the ball 13 times while obtaining three steals during this game. The Knicks committed 22 fouls in this contest, sending the Heat to the free throw line for 31 shots total. They were successful in hitting 28 of 30 free throw attempts for an accuracy rate of 90.3%. Miami had success making 7 out of 32 attempts at 3-pointers. Overall, the Heat posted 35 out of 90 shots made on the floor, which put their shooting percentage at 38.9%. The Heat allowed the Knicks to convert 31 out of 91 attempts from the floor for 34.1% shooting in this game. They earned 20.0% from distance by connecting on 8 out of 40 attempts from distance, and went 16-22 from the charity stripe. Miami allowed New York to grab 48 during an attack of glass from them. Jimmy Butler proved vital to the Heat’s victory. He shot 9 out of 21, for a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and totaled four rebounds and 28 points over 36 minutes of court play while dishing out three assists for this contest. 

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York’s last 8 games. New York are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games. New York are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Miami. New York are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against Miami. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 5 games on the road.

Miami are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 8 games. Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games. Miami are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games at home. Miami are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against New York.

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Free Pick

The Heat have proven themselves the superior team, dominating this series so far and nearly winning every game they played at home. The Knicks only  triumph came when they needed a victory and just narrowly managed it. NBA betting experts didn’t believe that the Knicks could outwit Miami Heat at their home town.

Free Pick: Miami Heat -4.5 (-108)