Recap - Knicks Defeat Detroit 99-85
Carmelo Anthony went off for 27 points and added 7 rebounds leading New York over Detroit, 99-85, on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
New York was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 200.5.
New York got 20 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 16 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 9 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 15-point performance from Jose Calderon, who was supported by 14 points from Rodney Stuckey. Rodney Stuckey had 4 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Greg Monroe grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 57-36 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-43.
New York heads into a battle against the Wizards. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Brooklyn.