Pistons vs. Knicks Prediction
Are the Knicks a good bet to cover the spread tonight when they host the Pistons at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Knicks are 2-point home underdogs versus the Pistons while the over/under currently sits at 207.5 points.
Detroit enters play having lost seven of its last 10 games and is just 3-7 against the spread during that stretch. The Pistons are also 34-39 at the betting window on the season, which includes a losing mark of 12-24 against the number on the road.
New York has dropped eight of its last 10 games on the hardwood and is 5-5 against the spread during that span. The Knicks still own a winning record against the spread at 38-35, including a 19-15 ATS record at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Pistons are just 8-17 against the spread in their last 25 games versus the Knicks overall and have failed to cover in 21 of their last 26 road games versus New York. The home team is also 35-17 against the spread in the last 52 meetings between these two teams while the Knicks have covered in four of their last five games coming off a loss. The Pistons, meanwhile, are just 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games overall and failed to cover in all five of their last five road games.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: NEW YORK KNICKS +2.5