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Knicks battle vs Celtics highlights NBA odds

Boston CelticsNew York Knicks
15-31January 28, 2014, 07:30 | Madison Square Garden17-27

The Knicks will be trying to slam the Celtics on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Madison Square Garden in NBA betting action.

Supporters of the Celtics have seen them go 15-31 and 22-24 ATS so far this season, while the Knicks are at 17-27 and 18-26 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Knicks are 24-20, while the Celtics are 18-28.

View Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks Odds and Stats.

The Knicks were listed as a -6-point Favorite at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 192 over at 5Dimes earlier.

The Knicks - Celtics odds would favor the Knicks if the lines were set according to power ranks. New York is rated No. 18 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Celtics sit at No. 24. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 87-86 win for the Knicks.

Boston lost its last outing, an 85-79 result against the Nets on January 26. The Celtics failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 164 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Boston suffered an 85-79 loss against Brooklyn on Sunday, getting 17 points from Brandon Bass in a losing effort at TD Garden.

The Knicks were a 110-103 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lakers. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (213) made winners of OVER bettors. The Lakers were burned for 35 points by Carmelo Anthony on Sunday as the Knicks picked up a 110-103 win at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Celtics rank No. 20 in the league with 42.61 per game. That compares with New York’s No. 27 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New York is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 8.7 per game, while the Celtics rate No. 25 with 6.35 per contest.

Next up:
Boston home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, January 29th
New York home to Cleveland, Thursday, January 30th