With our NBA top betting pick from Monday we will select from the Eastern conference battle with playoff implications as the Milwaukee Bucks travels to MSG to face the New York Knicks. The Bucks and Knicks will begin from New York at 7:30PM Eastern Time and you can watch this pro basketball game live over the NBA League Pass. With our NBA best betting pick we will play on the Milwaukee Bucks +6 points against the New York Knicks. Today’s pick between the Bucks and Knicks pointspread is available at Top Bet sportsbook.
The pointspread in this NBA game opened with the home team New York Knicks opening as -6 ½ point betting favorites and a total of 209 points. The bettors has come with their early money on the underdog Milwaukee Bucks as the Knicks are down to a -5 ½ point favorite at most online sportsbooks while you can still find +6 points with the Milwaukee Bucks at a few betting outlets. The total has moved down in the early wagering as the game is now hung at 208 ½ points. Those who play the home club New York Knicks on the money line will find -220 odds return. If you believe the road underdog Milwaukee Bucks can get this win straight up tonight your return is +195 odds for your bet on the money line.
As we near the end of March the NBA will enter the final month of the regular season in April. That means teams team’s will now focus on playoff positioning and teams vying for spots will circle certain matchups as an opportunity to gain or extend on their opponents in the standings. The New York Knicks sits in the 8th spot in the Eastern conference while the Milwaukee Bucks are the bubble team sitting in the 9th spot just 1 ½ games behind. The Milwaukee Bucks have had great success against the Knicks with nine straight against the spread covers and eight straight up win in their past nine. Milwaukee has played good basketball with the addition of Monta Ellis as they head into play tonight with seven wins over their past nine games. Ellis is dishing as he has averaged nearly 6 assists per game since his arrival to Milwaukee. The Bucks have scoring weapons with Brandon Jennings and Drew Gordon stepping up for the team. Ersan Ilyasova has put up monster numbers and is flying under the radar this season.
The Knicks are a bit banged up as Amare Stoudemire was forced to leave on Saturday with a back injury and is questionable for tonight. Point guard Jeremy Lin is banged up as he is sporting soreness in his knee. With New York ailing they could have issues against a Milwaukee team that went smaller following their trade with Golden St as the Bucks are looking to run. Milwaukee is putting up 108 points and hitting on 48.5% from the floor over their past five games. With the Bucks owning the Knicks and facing a New York team banged up bet Milwaukee plus the six points at best online sportsbooks.