New York cruised to victory on Friday, running New Jersey out of the gym and running up a 116-93 score at Prudential Center.
New York was a favorite by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 212.5.
New York got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 22 points from Chauncey Billups. Toney Douglas contributed 9 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
New Jersey got 27 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 16 points from Travis Outlaw. Jordan Farmar contributed 9 assists for the Nets, while Jordan Farmar had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 68-51 at the break.
New York had a 48-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pacers. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.