The Knicks grabbed a 107-88 win over the Hornets on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Toney Douglas at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks were a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 200.5.
New York got 24 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 22 points from Carmelo Anthony. Toney Douglas contributed 5 assists, while Amar'e Stoudemire cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
New Orleans got 21 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing cause and another 16 points from David West. Chris Paul contributed 10 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 52-42 at the break.
New York had a 41-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Memphis.