NBA Matchups  >>  Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks Preview 01/07/2013

 
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The fans at Madison Square Garden will be treated to a game between the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks when they take their seats on Monday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Knicks listed as 7-point favorites versus the Celtics, while the game's total is sitting at 194.
In their last action, Boston was an 89-81 winner on the road against the Hawks. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (170) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
The Knicks were a 114-106 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (220) made winners of OVER bettors.
Boston:
Team record: 16-17 SU, 12-18-3 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against New York

When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

New York:
Team record: 23-10 SU, 18-15 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston

When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Boston home to Phoenix, Wednesday, January 9
New York at Indiana, Thursday, January 10