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Nov 20, 8:00 PM | New Orleans Arena

New York Knicks vs New Orleans Hornets Odds


New Orleans Arena will feature Hornets vs. Knicks action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Knicks will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 7-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Hornets are 6-2 ATS. New York is 3-4-1 against the total, while New Orleans is 5-3 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
The Knicks were listed as 5.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 187 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-rated Hornets and the No. 2-rated Knicks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 105-92 win for the Knicks on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 18-rated squad against New York's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 15 in the league with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 10.4 per outing.

Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.5 points per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.

New York was an 88-76 winner in its last match at home against the Pacers. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 164 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points for New York on Sunday, leading the Knicks to an 88-76 victory over Indiana at Madison Square Garden.

The Hornets were a 117-113 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (230) made winners of OVER bettors. New Orleans got 28 points and 11 rebounds from Anthony Davis in a losing cause in a 117-113 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday at Bradley Center.

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 4-6
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

A few Knicks at Hornets trends to consider:
New York is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
New York is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New York's last 13 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans's last 13 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 7 games when playing New York
New Orleans is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
New York at Dallas, Wednesday, November 21
New Orleans at Indiana, Wednesday, November 21