The 7-1 New York Knicks will be the road team as they face the 3-5 New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night. The Knicks and Hornets will begin from New Orleans at 8PM Eastern Time and you can watch it live over the NBA League Pass Channel.
A check of the odds in this NBA game and we see the Knicks a -5 ½ point favorite with the total lined at 189 ½ points. When the odds came out the Knicks were a -6 point favorite and the total at 189 ½ points. We have seen ½ point move on the underdog Hornets and no movement on the total.
In the strike shortened season the Knicks and Hornets met once with the Hornets pulling out the 89-85 road win as a +9 ½ point underdog. Trend: New Orleans Hornets are 6-2 ATS this season.
The Knicks suffered their first loss at Memphis on Friday and the team bounces back with an 88-76 home win on Monday night against Indiana. The Knicks defense has been the story in 2012-13 as they allow just 90 points and 43% shooting on the year.
The Hornets have lost three straight games. The wheels have come off defensively. In the defeats they allow 100 at Houston, 110 at home to Oklahoma City and on Saturday they drop a 117-113 road decision at the Milwaukee Bucks. Rookie Anthony Davis is averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds a game with a good shooting percentage of 49%.