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    New York Knicks versus Brooklyn Nets Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-21-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 24-16 Brooklyn Nets will be the road team as they battle cross town rival 25-13 New York Knicks in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday afternoon. Tip off time from Madison Square Garden in New York is set for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.

    The betting odds from this battle of New York in this NBA game have the home club New York Knicks favored by -3 points with an over under line of 193 points.

    When the NBA odds came out for this game a few hours ago it was the Knicks favored by -3 ½ points with the total of 193 ½ points. There has been a ½ point move on the Nets and under the total.

    The teams’ have met three times already this season with the Knicks winning two of the three games. Brooklyn covered the spread in both games played in Brooklyn in this series. Trend: Brooklyn Nets are 0-2 ATS in their past two games.

    Brooklyn is 8-9 straight up on the road this season. The team has played very well with eight wins over their past nine games. They are coming off the 94-89 home win on Friday night to the Atlanta Hawks as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The game came in at under 190 points. The Nets held the Hawks to just fifteen fourth quarter points. Brooklyn survived a 40% shooting performance and 18 turnovers by grabbing 13 more rebounds than the Hawks as well as attempting 24 more free throws. Deron Williams had 24 points and 7 assists. Brooklyn has held five of their past seven opponents under 100 points.

    The Knicks have won two straight games. They have held three of their past four opponents under 90 points. New York defeated Detroit on Thursday 102-87 as a -5 ½ point favorite in a game played on a neutral court in London England. The game went under 195 points. New York opened up a 12 point lead after one period. They shot under 46% from the floor and got to the free throw line 31 times and hit 25 shots. The Knicks were the aggressor on the glass with eight more rebounds than the Pistons. Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and four assists in the win. New York sits fourth in the NBA in three point shooting hitting on just under 38%.