New York vs New Orleans Wrap - New York Wins 98-91
Carmelo Anthony went off for 42 points and added 4 rebounds leading New York to a 98-91 win over New Orleans on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 19 points from J.R. Smith and another 16 points from Tim Hardaway Jr.. Raymond Felton contributed 8 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Pelicans got a 28-point performance from Eric Gordon, who was supported by 14 points from Anthony Davis. Brian Roberts had 4 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 10 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 53-47.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-38.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Orlando looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Charlotte.