The New York Knicks will welcome the division leading Boston Celtics to town as the two battle in an important Eastern Conference matchup. For up to the second spread and odds info please visit Bovada sportsbook.
The New York Knicks are in a situation where every game matters as they are really fighting for a playoff spot in the East. They trail the first-place Celtics by 4.5 games in the Atlantic Division. The Knicks have improved greatly on defense since the year has gone on and they currently sit a very respectable 10th in the league only giving up 94 points per game on average. The Knicks are coming off of a home loss to the Miami Heat in their last game by a score of 93-85 on Sunday.
The Boston Celtics have already clinched a playoff spot, but have to clinch the division as they still have the 76ers and Knicks to put away. They do have a comfortable 4.5 games lead over those two teams and will be looking to increase it even more tonight. The C’s have won two games in a row heading into Tuesday’s game with the Knicks in New York.
The Knicks have played very well at home lately as New York has won nine of their last ten home games. The Knicks have struggled against the Celtics though as Boston has won nine of the last ten meetings between these two teams. The Knicks have also been a poor play lately against the Celtics as the Knicks are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five meetings with the Celtics.
Although the line has not been released yet for this game we are expecting it to be soon but we lean the Celtics in this game getting points and before betting read about sportsbook reviews.