The Los Angeles Lakers (9-13) travel cross country to take on the New York Knicks (16-5) Thursday night at 8:00ET. NBA odds are listed at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Lakers are back in free fall after losing three in a row and five of their last six. They are 9-13 SU and ATS. Their defense has allowed over 100 points in six of their last seven. For all of their troubles on the defensive end of the floor, the Lakers have been able to generate points in bunches.
The Knicks have won two in a row and have won seven of their last eight games to bring their record to 16-5 SU and 13-8 ATS. The Knicks have been extremely consistent, other than one hiccup against the Bulls almost a week ago. Their recent run has included road wins against the Nets and Heat.
New York is a 6 ½ point favorite. The Lakers have played poorly, but they have typically been favored. The Lakers can score, and should keep it close enough to cover. Take the Lakers +6 ½ so pick up sportsbook promotion codes.