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Game 1: Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks (-138) 7:30 p.m.
This is a matchup between two teams with major injuries with neither playing very well as of late Aside from both teams missing their best players, the Knicks are also missing Tim Hardaway Jr. tonight. The Knicks are a Top-10 defensive team this year, and Chicago has struggled on offense.
Two things that should aid the Knicks are starting Allonzo Trier and bringing back rookie Kevin Knox from injury. With Hardaway out, expect both of those guys to step up and be aggressive on the offensive end. Hardaway has been taking a large bulk of the Knicks' shots, so without him in the lineup, it should force the Knicks to spread the ball around more effectively on offense.
Game 2: Minnesota Timberwolves (+5.5) @ Los Angeles Clippers 10:43 p.m.
Interestingly enough, with all the commotion around him, when Jimmy Butler decides he wants to play, he dominates and the Wolves benefit from it as a team.
The Clippers aren't as good as their record says they are at this point in the season, and their record is just a mere 5-4. Yes, the Wolves are coming off a game last night, but it was only in Portland and they got beat by a far superior team, without Jimmy Butler on the court. Tonight Jimmy is available and rested, so look for the Wolves to come out and get a huge bounce-back win tonight on the road with Jimmy in uniform. Just in case, take the points.
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