Knicks vs. Pelicans Free Pick
Two struggling teams meet up tonight when the New Orleans Pelicans host the New York Knicks at 8PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Knicks are favored on the road tonight, as they are getting odds of -5.5 points against the Pelicans. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 202 points.
New Orleans is 26-46 overall, 18-18 at home and 30-42 against the spread. New York is 30-44 overall, 13-24 on the road and 39-35 against the spread. The Knicks have won the last two meetings in this series, covering the spread in both of the victories. The lone meeting this season saw the Knicks pick up a 95-87 win at home.
With their stars out, the Pelicans have lost eight of their last 10 games, going just 3-7 against the spread in those contests. The Knicks don’t have much to play for, but they are 4-5 in their last nine and have gone 5-4 against the spread in those games. New Orleans is just 7-19 ATS in their last 26 against the Eastern Conference while the Knicks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 following a loss and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 on the road. New York has been competitive as of late while the Pelicans are thinking about 2016-17. Look for New York to win tonight.
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