Looking to win big? The Knicks and Hawks face off at 7:30 ET on MSG. The Hawks are hosting the game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA. The over/under for this game is set at 230 points, and the Hawks are the home favorites against the Knicks in a Eastern conference matchup.
NEW YORK KNICKS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Atlanta Hawks -1.5
This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE ATLANTA HAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 105-103 in favor of the Hawks.
- Our projections have Trae Young finishing with Trae Young points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.6% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Knicks Pull the Upset on the Road?
Most recently, the Knicks faced off against the Celtics and were defeated with a final score of 108-104. The Knicks, who were favored by a spread of +4.5 points, fell short of expectations. Additionally, the game’s final score of 108-104 was below the over under line of 223.
Leading the Knicks against the Celtics, RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks made 8 out of 20 field goal attempts and 2 out of 5 three-point attempts in the most recent game. In the same game, Immanuel Quickley, the second leading scorer for the Knicks, scored 24 points.
Having just played against the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks had a three point field goal percentage of 43.9%, converting 18 out of 41 attempts. Their free throw percentage stood at 53.8%, with 14 successful shots out of 26 attempts. Furthermore, they managed to secure 17 offensive rebounds.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Knicks conceded 108 points, achieved 9 steals, and caused 9 turnovers in their most recent game against the Boston Celtics.
Will the Hawks Make it Happen at Home?
In their previous game, Atlanta played the Hornets and were defeated with a final score of 116-110. The total combined score of the game was 226, which was below the over under line of 236.5. Despite being favored with a spread of -4.5, the Hawks did not cover the spread.
Against Charlotte, the Hawks were led by Trae Young, the top scorer for the team, who had a shooting percentage of 4/19 from the field and 1/9 from three-point range. Jalen Johnson, the second highest scorer, contributed 21 points.
Atlanta is coming off their most recent game against the Charlotte Hornets, where they had a possessions/pace of 103.42. Their field goal percentage was 41.9%, shooting 39/93 from the field. From three point range, they shot 5/29, resulting in a three point field goal percentage of 17.2%.
Atlanta’s defense is coming off a game where they recorded 12 turnovers and blocked 1 shot against the Charlotte Hornets. They also allowed 116 points.