Lakers vs. Knicks Prediction
Will Tuesday night's matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks fall under the betting total? Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: New York. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Knicks are 3.5-point home favorites versus the Lakers, who opened as a 4-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 213 points after hitting the board at 212.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: As of Tuesday morning, 61% of the betting tickets are on the Knicks and 93% of the money is also on New York.
Injury Report: As of this writing, the Lakers don't have any players listed on their injury report. Meanwhile, Enes Kanter (hip) is probable for the Knicks, but Tim Hardaway Jr. (leg) remains out.
Who We Like: The under. In the Lakers' last four games overall, the under is a perfect 4-0. The under is also 5-0 in the Lakers' last five games playing on two days of rest, is 8-0 in their last eight road games versus a team with a winning home record, and is 4-0 in their lsat four games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
The under has cashed in seven straight Los Angeles' road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 and is 7-2 in its last nine road games. The under is also 11-5 in the Lakers' last 16 games coming off a win.
On the other side, the under is 6-1 in the Knicks' last seven home games, is 5-1 in their last six games playing on only one day of rest and is 5-2 in their last seven games coming off a win.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: LAKERS/KNICKS UNDER 213