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Betting Line Favors the New York Knicks in NBA Battle with Phoenix Suns

Phoenix pays a visit to New York on Saturday, hoping to send the Knicks to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Madison Square Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the New York Knicks installed as -6-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 220.5.

A 112-105 result in favor of the Knicks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Phoenix Suns vs New York Knicks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Phoenix Suns will try to spoil the party on Saturday; they are 21-21 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the New York Knicks are 25-19 ATS. Phoenix is 28-14 vs the betting total points scored; New York is 23-20-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Phoenix injuries news.

The Knicks - Suns betting odds would favor the Suns if the lines were set according to power rankings. New York is rated No. 23 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Phoenix Suns sit at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New York's No. 15-ranked offense (105.55 PPG) against a Phoenix Suns defense that ranks No. 29 at 111.81 PPG. The New York Knicks have averaged 44.8% from the field per game, more than the Phoenix Suns have managed so far this NBA season (44.68% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Suns got a 22-point performance from Tyson Chandler, who added 22 rebounds, but Cleveland still ran past Phoenix 118-103 on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Knicks got a terrific 34-point performance from Carmelo Anthony but Washington handed them a 113-110 defeat on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Phoenix is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Phoenix is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games
  • Phoenix is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • New York is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
  • New York is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home
  • New York is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • New York is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Phoenix

Next Betting Matchups

Phoenix at Toronto, Sunday, January 22nd
New York at Indiana, Monday, January 23rd