Under the “leadership” of James Dolan and the Madison Square Garden Company the New York Knicks have been an unmitigated disaster. In a city that has been crazed for the Knicks since their glory years of 1970-73 in which they won two NBA titles what has happened to this marquee NBA franchise is an abomination. Knicks fans are the most passionate in the game and their perpetual ineptitude has been an inexplicable offshore betting mystery. How could such an important franchise in the world’s most famous city with such a fanbase continue to fail? There is but one answer; James Dolan. The Knicks face the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics
Date and Time: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 8 p.m. Eastern
Location: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
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Knicks vs. Celtics TV Coverage: ESPN
Not only are the New York Knicks battling to stay out of the basement of the Atlantic Division but their offshore betting value continues to drop. New York is 22-28 straight up and 26-24 against the spread. In their last ten games the Knicks have brought home the money just four times. New York has been a subpar betting value on the road with just 11 payouts in 26 away matchups. The under over has been the hot trend for the Knicks as it has hit in nine out of their last ten games. Mediocrity reigns with the Knicks who rank 18th in the NBA for scoring offense and 17th for scoring defense. The unfortunate Jeff Hornacek coaches the Knicks. Moderate improvement over last season’s 31-51 record is about as much as can be hoped for.
The Boston Celtics are 36-15 straight up and 30-19-2 against the spread as the top team in the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference. Home court at TD Garden has treated Boston well. On their famed parquet floor, the Celtics have lost just 11 out of 26 home games against the number. Head coach Brad Stevens team has covered the spread in three consecutive games. The over has also hit in three out of the Celtics last four games. Kyrie Irving is the marquee man for Boston with a team best 25 points per game. He had 27 points in Boston’s 111-110 win at
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Denver. Defense is the name of the game for Boston with the Celtics ranking second overall in the NBA for points allowed. Stevens has emerged as one of the great coaches in the game.
In this online sportsbook matchup, the Celtics have had the edge with four payouts in their last six games with the Knicks. The under has hit in six out of the last eight meetings between the Knicks and Celtics.
Matchup to Watch
This was once one of the great offshore betting rivalries in the history of the NBA. But with the Knicks floundering through all of these years the rivalry has lost much of its luster. The difference in this matchup is the Boston defense.
Knicks vs. Celtics NBA games Betting Odds Picks
The Celtics combine great coaching and defense with proven betting value at TD Garden. New York is in bad form as a subpar value. Boston is the choice.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Boston Celtics
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Celtics 109, Knicks 93
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