The 29-48 Washington Wizards will hit the road to face the 50-26 New York Knicks in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip time from Madison Square Garden in New York City is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this NBA pro basketball game has the home club New York Knicks favored by -10 ½ points with an over under line of 194 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds were released a few hours ago.
The teams have met three times this season with New York winning and covering the point spread in two of the three games.
The Wizards have a road mark of 7-31. The team comes off the 107-96 road defeat on Sunday to the Boston Celtics as a +5 ½ point underdog. The game came in at over 190 ½ points. Washington shot 44.3% from the floor and made 10 of 26 three pointers. They allowed the Celtics to connect on 55.8% of their shots. Each team committed 17 turnovers. John Wall led the Wizards with 16 points and ten assists as he made 8 of his 20 shots. Washington has been strong defensively this season ranking in the top seven in all key areas. Offensive has been a struggle as the team is 28th and third last in the NBA in points per game and shooting percentage. The Wizards average 93.1 points a game and hits on 43.4% of their shots.
The Knicks are 28-10 playing at home. New York extends their win streak to 12 games after an impressive 125-120 road victory on Sunday to the Oklahoma City Thunder as a +7 ½ point underdog. The game finished over 193 ½ points. New York shot 49.5% from the floor and made 15 of 34 three point shots. They give up 57.7% shooting and 9 of 17 from three to the Thunder and win because the Knicks had seven less turnovers than Oklahoma City. New York also pulled down four more rebounds. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 36 points and 12 rebounds as he connected on 15 of his 29 shots. New York holds a 2 ½ game lead over the Indiana Pacers for the second seed in the Eastern conference with just six games remaining. New York gave up lots of points to OKC on Sunday but during this win streak the Knicks have defended very well. They are now 8th in the NBA in scoring defense by allowing 95.6 points per game to their opponents.