Knicks vs. Warriors Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Warriors as 2.5-point favorites versus the Knicks while the over/under total is currently sitting at 202. New York is 38-22 overall while Golden State is 35-29 overall.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Warriors opened as 3.5-point favorites but the spread has dropped to 2.5 at most online sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 203 but dropped to 202.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 61% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Warriors. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Golden State. According to latest NBA trends, New York is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Pacific. Golden State is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games, 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Atlantic, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a double-digit loss at home and 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Knicks (36-22 SU, 30-28-2 ATS, 27-31-2 O/U) are coming off a 113-84 home win over Utah on Saturday giving 5.5. The Warriors (35-29 SU, 31-32-1 ATS, 39-24-1 O/U) have lost two straight including a 103-93 defeat at home to Milwaukee on Saturday giving 2.5. David Lee (18.9 points per game, 11.1 rebounds) missed the game due to a knee injury. He's expected to return while the Knicks' power forward Amare Stoudemire is out six-to-eight weeks with a right knee injury. With Stoudemire out, veteran Kenyon Martin is expected to get more minutes. The Warriors need this game as they are just one game ahead of Houston and two ahead of the Lakers for the final playoff spot in the West. Golden State has won 15 of the last 20 meetings in this series and nine of the last 10 in Oakland.
2013 NBA FREE PICK: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -2.5