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Betting Line Favors the New York Knicks in NBA Battle with Denver Nuggets

The New York Knicks will be trying to slam the Denver Nuggets on Friday when the teams tip off at Madison Square Garden in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the New York Knicks as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -2.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 227 for Friday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 115-110 win for the Knicks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs New York Knicks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Denver Nuggets will try to spoil the party on Friday; they are 26-24-2 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the New York Knicks are 29-25 ATS. Denver is 35-16-1 vs the betting total points scored; New York is 29-24-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Denver injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 17 (New York Knicks) and the No. 10 (Nuggets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New York's No. 12-ranked offense (106 PPG) against a Denver Nuggets defense that ranks No. 28 at 111.38 PPG. The New York Knicks have averaged 44.47% from the field per game, less than the Denver Nuggets have managed so far this NBA season (46% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver got 24 points from Wilson Chandler but lost anyway 117-106 against the Hawks on Wednesday at Philips Arena.

New York got 28 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 119-115 loss against Los Angeles on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Denver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Denver's last 20 games
  • Denver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • New York is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New York is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New York's last 7 games
  • New York is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver at Cleveland, Saturday, February 11th
New York home to San Antonio, Sunday, February 12th