Knicks Vs. Heat: Odds Favor Miami By Double-Digits At Home

The eyes of the NBA world will be on the court of the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla., on Thursday night when Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks head south to take on LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

The Heat will close out a three-game homestand before the All-Star break and have won seven in a row, including a 120-108 triumph over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday. Dwyane Wade led six players in double digits for the Heat with 30 points and dished out 10 assists, while Chris Bosh tallied 20 points and 10 boards. Mario Chalmers also added 20 points in the win for Miami, winners of eight in row at home and owners of a 14-2 home mark.

According to SBNation odds partner OddsShark, the Heat are favored by 10 points over the Knicks with a line of -110.

New York bounced back into the win column with Wednesday night's 99-82 home win over the Atlanta Hawks and had dropped two of three games after a season-best seven-game winning streak.

For more on the two teams, check out New York Knicks blog Posting And Toasting and Miami Heat blog Peninsula Is Mightier.

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