Basketball betting on Monday has the New York Knicks hosting the New Orleans Hornets in the first of two meetings between the teams this season.
The Knicks swept the NBA betting series with the Hornets 2-0 last season. That was the first time they had won a series against the Hornets since 1991-92.
Basketball betting had David Lee averaging 21 points and 10 rebounds while Al Harrington averaged 21.5 points and nine rebounds in the two meetings with New Orleans. David West posted 27 points and 10.5 rebounds and Chris Paul averaged 22.5 points and 8.5 assists versus New York.
The Knicks won 103-93 at home last season in basketball betting. New York won 101-95 at New Orleans in mid-January as David Lee had 24 points and nine rebounds. New Orleans’ David West led all Hornets scorers with 25 points and 14 rebounds and while Chris Paul added 23 points and seven assists in that basketball betting contest.
NBA betting trends have the Hornets at 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Hornets are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games overall. They are also 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in New York. The road team is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings between the two teams.
The Knicks are 5-0 in basketball betting in their last 5 vs. the Southwest. They are 6-2 in NBA betting in their last 8 Monday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. the Western Conference. The Knicks are 4-10 in basketball betting in their last 14 home games. Plus they are also 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
The last four New Orleans games have gone under the basketball betting total vs. the Eastern Conference. The Under is 13-3-2 in the Hornets last 18 Monday games. The Under is 4-1-1 in the Hornets last 6 games playing on no rest. Four of the last five New Orleans games have gone under the basketball betting total. Four of the last five New Orleans road games have gone over the NBA betting total.
Six of the last seven New York games vs. the Southwest Division have gone under the basketball betting total. The Under is 4-1 in the Knicks last 5 home games. The Over is 4-1 in basketball betting in the Knicks last 5 overall. Six of the last seven between the two teams in New York have gone under the basketball betting total.