Knicks vs. Hornets Free Pick

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (ATS Consultants) – The NY Knicks (7-1 SU, 7-1 ATS) are coming off an 88-76 win over Indiana on Sunday giving 7, while New Orleans (3-5 SU, 6-2 ATS) lost at Milwaukee, 117-113. The Knicks visit the New Orleans Arena to take on the Hornets at 8pmET.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Knicks as a 6-point favorite over the Hornets. The total is 188 in most books.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Knicks opened as a 6-point favorite and remained there in most books. The total opened at 189.5 and moved to 188 in most books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 81% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Knicks. 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 the Hornets over the Knicks. According to the latest NBA trends, the Underdog is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings. Hornets are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest, 5-0 ATS in their last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game, 12-2 ATS in their last 14 home games,5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference, 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS win and are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games overall.

The Knicks finally lost on Friday to Memphis, 105-95, but bounced back on Sunday. The Hornets have given up 109.0 points a contest during their three-game skid, falling 117-113 loss at Milwaukee on Saturday. New Orleans allowed 88.6 in its first five contests. Anthony Davis had a career-high 28 points with 11 rebounds and Ryan Anderson scored 20 off the bench as New Orleans shot a season-high 53.2 percent. However, it committed 20 turnovers and allowed the Bucks to go 13 of 25 from 3-point range. Acquired from Orlando in the offseason, Anderson has averaged 20.0 points and 54.1 percent shooting in the last four contests. The Hornets lost two on the road and to Oklahoma City in this streak. They'll bounce back at home as Davis will take keep the Knicks off balance on both sides of the floor. New Orleans should cover this game. Even though they lost three straight, they covered two of those games.

2012 NBA FREE PICK: NEW ORLEANS HORNETS -6

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