Knicks vs. Lakers Prediction

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LOS ANGELES, CA (The Spread) – Will the Los Angeles Lakers start to turn their season around when they host the New York Knicks at 3:00PM ET today on Christmas Day?

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Lakers as 4-point favorites versus the Knicks, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 212.5 points.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Lakers opened as a 3.5-point favorite but the spread has been bet up to 4 at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 212 and has been bet up slightly to 212.5.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Lakers. 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 New York. According to latest NBA trends, the Knicks are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Pacific Division and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games versus a team with a losing straight up record. They’re also 15-6 ATS in their last 21 games following an ATS loss and 36-17 ATS in their last 53 games on Tuesday. The Lakers, meanwhile, are 1-5 against the number in their last six home games, 1-6 ATS in their last seven games versus the Atlantic Division and 2-14 ATS in their last 16 Tuesday games.

2012 NBA FREE PICK: NEW YORK KNICKS +4

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