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New York Knicks Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Houston Rockets

The visiting New York Knicks hope to send their betting backers to the pay window to collect on their successful pick on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Toyota Center against the Houston Rockets.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston Rockets opened as -7-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 205 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 99-95 win for the Knicks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New York Knicks vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets sport a record of 5-8 and 3-10 ATS heading into this matchup, while the New York Knicks sit at 7-6 and 9-4 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 5-8 for the Houston Rockets and 4-8-1 for the New York Knicks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New York injuries news.

The Rockets - Knicks betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Houston is rated No. 14 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the New York Knicks sit at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting New York Knicks rank No. 9 in the league with 45.75 per game. That compares with Houston's No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is the NBA's No. 2-ranked team at 9.67 per game, while the New York Knicks rate No. 22 with 7.25 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Knicks grabbed a 93-90 win over the Thunder on Friday, behind a 25-point effort from Carmelo Anthony at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Houston suffered a 96-84 loss against Memphis on Friday, getting 22 points from James Harden in a losing effort at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • New York is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New York is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games
  • New York is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Houston's last 19 games
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Miami, Monday, November 23rd
Houston home to Memphis, Wednesday, November 25th