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The 53-27 New York Knicks will be on a back to back when they travel to play the 19-81 Charlotte Bobcats in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Charlotte is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball game road team New York Knicks favored by -8 points with an over under line of 203 points. There has been no movement in this line since the odds were released a few hours ago.
The Knicks and Bobcats are meeting for the third time this year with New York winning both games. Charlotte covered the point spread in each game.
New York has a road record of 29-10. They win their second straight and 15th in 16 games after a 90-80 home victory against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday as a -3 point betting favorite. The total landed under 193 ½ points. The Knicks connected on 42.7% from the field and made 11 of 31 from three point distance. They allowed the Pacers 43.1%s shooting and to pull down 13 more rebounds than New York. The Knicks win as they forced 26 Pacers turnovers. Carmelo Anthony led New York with 25 points and five rebounds as he made 9 of his 23 shots. New York has clinched the number two seed in the Eastern conference and will face the seventh seeded Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs next weekend. During this span where the Knicks have won 15 of 16 games the team has defended very well holding teams to under 100 points in 12 of the contests. The Knicks now sit 7th in the NBA in scoring defense as they allow just 95.6 points a game.
Charlotte is 13-26 playing on their home court. The team broke a four game losing streak on Saturday after a 95-85 home victory against the Milwaukee Bucks as a +4 ½ point underdog. The total landed under 204 ½ points. The Bobcats hit on 46.2% from the floor and made 4 of 9 three pointers. They held the Bucks to 39.1% shooting and crushed Milwaukee on the glass by a 52-36 margin. Kemba Walker led Charlotte with 21 points and four rebounds as he made 7 of his 18 shots. Charlotte has been bad this season on both ends of the court as they rank 27th or worse in all three key offensive and defensive categories. The Bobcats connect on 42.2% from the field ranking 30th and last in the NBA. They give up 102.8 points a game ranking 29th and second worst in the league.
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