The Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks will battle in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference first-round series on Sunday. Philadelphia earned its first win of the series in Game 3 with a 125-114 victory on Thursday. The Knicks (50-32), the No. 2 seed in the East, have won eight of their last 10 games. The 76ers (47-35), the No. 7 seed, have won 10 of their last 12 games.

Tip-off from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia is set for 1 p.m. ET. Philadelphia is a 5.5-point favorite in the latest Knicks vs. 76ers odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 209.5. Before making any 76ers vs. Knicks picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Knicks vs. 76ers and just locked in its picks and NBA playoff predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for 76ers vs. Knicks:

  • Knicks vs. 76ers spread: Philadelphia -5.5
  • Knicks vs. 76ers over/under: 209.5 points
  • Knicks vs. 76ers money line: New York +169, Philadelphia -204
  • NY: The Knicks have hit the money line in 50 of their last 79 games (+17.05 units)
  • PHI: The 76ers have hit the fourth quarter game total over in 48 of their last 80 games (+13.70 units)
  • Knicks vs. 76ers picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the 76ers can cover

Center Joel Embiid has dominated the Knicks throughout his career. In 19 career regular-season games, he is 16-3 and is averaging 25.5 points and 10.7 rebounds. Embiid produced a playoff-career-high 50 points on 13-of-19 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range in Game 3. Embiid became the first player in NBA history with at least 50 points on fewer than 20 shot attempts in a playoff game. His 37.7 points per game in the first round leads the NBA.

Point guard Kyle Lowry has had a solid series so far, averaging 11.7 points, four rebounds, three assists, 1.3 steals and one block in 34.3 minutes. He scored 18 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists in the Game 1 loss at New York. He has reached double-digit scoring in 21 games this season, including the playoffs. Lowry has had a lot of success against the Knicks throughout his career. In 33 games against them, he is averaging 16.6 points, 6.4 assists, five rebounds and 1.6 steals in 32.3 minutes. See which team to pick here.

Why the Knicks can cover

Point guard Jalen Brunson continues to carry the New York offense. In Game 3, he registered his first double-double of the postseason with 39 points and 13 assists in 45 minutes of action. He had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists in Game 2. He has upped his game during the postseason and in three games, is averaging 28.3 points, 8.7 assists and 5.7 rebounds in 41.7 minutes.

Shooting guard Josh Hart has more than doubled his regular-season scoring average and is a big reason New York leads the series. He has registered two double-doubles in the playoffs, including a 22-point and 13-rebound performance in Game 1. In Game 2, he scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. In three playoff games, Hart is averaging 21 points, 11.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.3 steals in 44.3 minutes. See which team to pick here.

How to make 76ers vs. Knicks picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 219 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Knicks vs. 76ers, and which side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has returned more than $2,800 on its NBA picks this season, and find out.