Portland Trail Blazers Expected To Beat New York Knicks at Home

January 11th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Portland Trail Blazers are set to host the New York Knicks Tuesday night at the Rose Garden.

Portland nearly ended the Miami Heat's impressive road winning streak, but fell 107-100 in overtime on Sunday. The loss snapped an eight-game home winning streak.

The Knicks also had a rough go of things in their last game, as they got crushed by the Lakers 109-87. Portland won at New York 100-95 way back on Oct. 30. This will be the final meeting between the two teams this season.

Our NBA spreads have the Trail Blazers favored by 3.5-points over the Knicks with the total sitting at 203.

The Trail Blazers got 29 points from Brandon Roy in their first game against the Knicks, but are without their star shooting guard for this game, and it will likely come down to the inside matchup between LaMarcus Aldridge of the Trail Blazers and Amare Stoudemire of the the Knicks. Aldridge had 20 points and 10 rebounds in the first game, while Stoudemire had just 18 points and five rebounds. That was just the third game for Stoudemire with his new team, and there is no question he has picked up his game since that point, but at the same time ...

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