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Decent sized slate tonight in the NBA but one game that has peaked my interest is the high-profile matchup between the Lakers and Knicks.

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks Prediction: Trust New York to Cover

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The Lakers are coming off of one of their biggest comebacks of the season as they came back from a 17-point deficit to nearly defeat the Clippers before Reggie Jackson broke their hearts in the final seconds.

The Knicks are coming off of a poor performance vs the Grizzlies in a 12-point loss but I think this is a perfect spot to back the Knicks in a bounce-back situation. The Knicks have the size down low with Mitchell Robinson, Taj Gibson, and Julius Randle to be able to contain Anthony Davis and think the Knicks are going to have a field day offensively against a very weak Laker defense.

The Lakers last game against the Clippers was also somewhat of a demoralizing loss as they came all the way back just to lose in the final seconds and not sure how high their energy level will be tonight. The Lakers have not been a good team to rely on as favorites to cover spreads and the Knicks defense should be able to give them fits tonight. My pick for tonight's best bet in the NBA is going to be with the New York Knicks at +4 +100 (LowVig).

New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Lakers Pick

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Joey has spent the last 6+ years betting on sports with a focus on basketball and baseball. Basketball is his main focus, and not many people know more about mid-major basketball than him. Whether you need advice on a Saturday night primetime game or a Tuesday night back-alley SWAC/MEAC game, Joey is your man.


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