New York Knicks vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 11/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (8-7) at New York Knicks (6-7)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: New York Knicks -1.5 -- Over/Under: 218.5 See the Latest Odds
The Portland Trailblazers and the New York Knicks square off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.
The Trailblazers were able to snap a three-game skid with a 129-109 blowout win over the Nets on Sunday. CJ McCollum led the scoring with 33 points, Evan Turner added 19 points off the bench while Damian Lillard added 18 points with five assists as the Blazers battled with the Nets in the first half before running away with a 59-45 second half effort. As a team, the Blazers shot a sizzling 57.6 percent from the field while connecting on 15 of 36 three-point attempts to improve to 8-7 overall and 4-4 on the road.
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Meanwhile, the Knicks have won three of their last four games and they'll be looking for a second straight win after beating the Hawks by 104-94 on Sunday. Carmelo Anthony led the team with a game-high 31 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 19 points with 11 rebounds while Derrick Rose and Courtney Lee chipped in with 14 points each as the Knicks outlasted the Hawks who are currently one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. With the impressive win, New York improves to 6-7 overall and 5-2 at home where they've won their last four.
In ATS trends, the Blazers are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 games following a win, 1-4 ATS in their last five against a team with a losing record and 1-7 ATS in their last eight games overall, while the Knicks are 4-0 ATS in their last four home games but just 1-5 ATS in their last six games following a win.
Head to head, the Blazers are 6-2 ATS in the last eight meetings and the Favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last seven meetings.
The Trailblazers will be feeling good following their blowout win in their last outing, but the Knicks are the team in better form and they're coming off their biggest win of the season to date.