Knicks vs. Hornets Pick
733 New York Knicks at 734 Charlotte Hornets, 7PM ET
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Hornets are an 11.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 222 points.
Charlotte opened as an 11.5-point favorite, while the total has come down from 224 points. The Hornets are an 11-point favorite at many Las Vegas sportsbooks, while it is still at -11.5 at offshore books. The total is at 222 almost everywhere, but shop around for the best odds.
As of Monday afternoon, 55 percent of public bets are coming in on the Knicks. Online wager info also shows that 62 percent of bets are siding with the under.
INJURY TO WATCH
Knicks center Kyle O'Quinn (hip) and shooting guard Damyean Dotson (foot) are both questionable. For the Hornets, shooting guard Nicolas Batum (Achilles) is questionable. Center Cody Zeller (knee) is out.
The Knicks won 124-101 the last time these two teams met on March 17. The over has hit in six of the last seven meetings. Both teams have tilted toward the under lately, but a lot of that has had to do with the style of play and defensive ability of the opponent. Expect these two teams to put up a lot of points tonight and send this to the over.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: KNICKS/HORNETS OVER 222