The New York Knicks welcome the Chicago Bulls to Madison Square Garden for national TV Sunday afternoon tilt. For all of the up to the minute NBA odds and trends please visit Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The New York Knicks bring a record of 28-27 into today’s game. They are still within striking distance in the Atlantic Division as they sit just 3 games behind the front running Boston Celtics. In their last outing on Thursday the Knicks handled the magic in pretty east fashion by a score of 96-80 in Orlando. The Knicks are led offensively by scoring machine Carmelo Anthony who averages a very impressive 21 points per game.
The Bulls are in coast mode right now as they are firmly entrenched in first place in the Central Division with a 9 game advantage on the second place Pacers. With a record of 43-13 the Bulls have one of the best records in the entire league. In their last game on Thursday the Bulls defeated the Celtics by a score of 93-86 in Chicago. The Bulls are known for their stellar defensive play and they actually rank second in the league only letting up 88.8 points per game on the season.
The Knicks enter today’s game with a record of 10-3 in their last 13 games and they are also 5-0 in their last 5 home games as well. The Bulls are just 2-4 in their lat 6 games vs. the Knicks in New York ATS.
The Bulls are the favorite in this one, but we like the Knicks because they need this one more and the holiday crowd at the Garden should be rocking. So feel comfortable taking the Knicks especially given the way the Knicks have been playing at home recently with the bet at sportsbooks.