New Orleans got 25 points from Trevor Ariza en route to an 89-85 victory over New York on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 183.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New Orleans got 17 points from Marco Belinelli and another 15 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez contributed 11 assists, while Gustavo Ayon cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Knicks got a 26-point performance from Jeremy Lin, who was supported by 26 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Jeremy Lin had 5 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Amar'e Stoudemire grabbed 12 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 43-39.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-37.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Dallas.