New York Defeats Toronto 131-118 - Recap
New York went on a scoring spree on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, running up a big 131-118 victory over the Toronto Raptors in NBA betting action.
The Knicks were a 9-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 222.5.
New York got 28 points from Toney Douglas and another 23 points from Carmelo Anthony. Chauncey Billups contributed 9 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Toronto got 36 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 22 points from Ed Davis. Jerryd Bayless contributed 5 assists for the Raptors, while Ed Davis had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 78-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 46 boards, while New York only had 34.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Cleveland.