The Knicks got a 33-point performance from Carmelo Anthony as New York handed New Jersey a 104-95 defeat on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 193.5.
Tyson Chandler had 18 points for New York and J.R. Smith chipped in with 15 points. Mike Bibby had 8 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Jersey got 21 points from Gerald Wallace in a losing cause and another 18 points from Sundiata Gaines. Sundiata Gaines contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 64-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 44 boards, while New York only had 41.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.