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Basketball Betting: New York Knicks vs. Detroit Pistons

Basketball betting on Wednesday features an important early season Eastern Conference matchup as the New York Knicks travel to Detroit to meet the Pistons.

Basketball betting handicappers were interested in how the New York Knicks would respond to new head coach Mike D’Antoni, who enjoyed outstanding success in his run at Phoenix.  So far this online basketball betting seasons the results have been mixed as New York opened action with a record of 6-6 straight up and 5-7 against the basketball betting odds.

In basketball betting action in away games the Knicks were just 2-4 against the spread.  After a solid start in which they did demonstrate basketball betting value the Knicks suffered a three game losing streak both straight up and against the spread from November 16-21.

In the first month of the basketball betting season the Knicks were led in scoring by Nate Robinson, who was averaging 14.1-points per game.  Chris Duhon led the Knicks in assists with an average of nearly 7-per game.  David Lee was the leading rebound man with an average of 7-per game.

The Knicks were ranked a strong 3rd overall on the basketball betting offensive stat charts while ranking a weak 29th overall on defense.  The basketball betting community took notice of Detroit with the arrival of superstar guard Allen Iverson in an early season transaction.

In the first month of the online basketball betting season Detroit was 8-4 straight up and 6-6 against the basketball betting odds.  The Pistons had a 1-3 basketball betting record at home against the spread to start the season.  In over under basketball betting action the Pistons were 7-5 over the total.

In the first month of basketball betting action Detroit was ranked 17th overall on offense while ranking 14th overall on defense.  Iverson led the Pistons in scoring at the start of the basketball betting season with an average of 20-points per game.  “A.I.” also led the Pistons in assists with an average of 6-per game.

Rasheed Wallace was Detroit’s leading rebound man with an average of 9.5-per game to open the basketball betting season.

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