The Knicks and Thunder battle for seeding in their own respective conferences. The Thunder are looking to stop Carmelo Anthony in order to possibly get the number one seed in the Western Conference. Check the NBA odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
New York (49-26) is riding high right now. The Knicks have won 11 straight games behind Carmelo Anthony’s incredible play in their last three games. Carmelo put up 50 against the Heat. The Heat were missing 60% of their starting lineup but 50 points is 50 points nevertheless. The night after that, Anthony seemed unstoppable yet again when he put up 40 points on the Hawks. Then, the Knicks were able to come back to the Madison Square garden, where they won again, against the Bucks. Carmelo had over 40 in that game as well, paired with 14 rebounds.
The Thunder (56-20) have won three games in a row themselves. They sit half of a game behind the San Antonio Spurs for the top seed in the West. One of those games during this three game win streak actually occurred against the Spurs. With that said, the Thunder need to keep winning to continue to put the pressure on the Spurs. Oklahoma City is 33-5 when playing at home, one of the best home records in all of the NBA.
The Knicks are 41-32-2 against the spread this season and are 19-16-2 on the road. The Thunder are 46-28-2 ATS and are 27-11 ATS at home.
This game is tough to pick but I am going to pick the Thunder just because of how well they play on their home floor. It will be tough to stop Carmelo right now and the way J.R. Smith is playing right now as well so to take OKC Click Here.