New York Knicks at Portland Trail Blazers odds, picks and predictions

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The New York Knicks (25-31) visit Moda Center Saturday to take on the Portland Trail Blazers (22-34). Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Knicks vs. Blazers odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

New York will play its fifth straight game away from Madison Square Garden as it comes into this matchup following an impressive road victory over the Golden State Warriors.

The Knicks are 1-3 against the spread (ATS) in the first four games of their road trip. They’re 4-6 ATS over their last 10 and 26-30 ATS on the season. The Knicks rank 27th in points per game (104.8) and eighth in opponents’ points per game (106.0).

Portland will be shorthanded after it sold G Norman Powell, F Robert Covington and G CJ McCollum. The Blazers have been far better on their home court (15-16 at home compared to 7-8 on the road) and took down the Los Angeles Lakers 107-105 at Moda Center Wednesday.

Portland is 3-7 ATS over its last 10 and 22-33-1 ATS on the season. The Blazers rank in the bottom third of the league in both points per game (112.2, 25th) and opponents’ points per game (107.6, 21st).

Knicks at Trail Blazers odds, spread and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 10 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Knicks -210 (bet $210 to win $100) | Trail Blazers +170 (bet $100 to win $170)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Knicks -4.5 (-122) | Trail Blazers +4.5 (-102)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 216.5 (O: -115 | U: -107)
Author: Lucy Green