Linsanity returns to New York as the Houston Rockets (11-12) take on the New York Knicks (18-5) Monday night at 7:30ET. NBA odds are listed at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Houston had their two game win streak snapped last night with a loss in Toronto. They have had trouble against the spread over the past week, having lost five of their last six against the number. For the season, they are 11-12 SU and 10-12-1 ATS. The Rockets have also struggled on the road, posting a 2-7 record.
The Knicks have rediscovered their winning ways and are a on a four game winning streak since their loss at Chicago. For the season, they are 18-5 SU and 14-9 ATS. They have split their last 10 against the spread, having gone 5-5 over that span. They are undefeated at home.
New York is a 9 point favorite. Houston is horrible on the road, and New York is great at home; but that line is a lot. Take the Knicks -9 anyway but first check out a sports book review.