Looking to win big? The Knicks and Hawks face off at 7:30 ET on BSSE. The Hawks are hosting the game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA. The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Hawks as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 230 points.
NEW YORK KNICKS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Atlanta Hawks -1
This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE ATLANTA HAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-103 in favor of the Hawks.
- Our projections have Dejounte Murray finishing with Dejounte Murray points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists.
- From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 14 threes.
Will New York Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
The Knicks will face the Hawks bringing in an overall record of 5-5 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. On the road this season, the Knicks have posted a 2-3 record, whereas they have a 3-2 record at home.
New York has an overall ATS record of 7-3 for the season so far. New York has covered the spread in three straight home games and are 4-1 ATS at home compared to 3-2 on the road.
Coming off their recent game, the Knicks offense tallied 98 points in a matchup against the Celtics. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.8%, and they made 15 threes. The top scorer for the Knicks was Jalen Brunson with 26 points, while Julius Randle also chipped in with 25 points.
At present, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 2nd, allowing 104.3 points per game.
Inside the arc, the Knicks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.4% and 35.0% from three-point territory.
Will Atlanta Live Up to Expectations at Home?
In today’s game against the Knicks, the Hawks aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 6-4. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 5th, and they are 2nd in the Southeast division.
Atlanta arrives with an ATS record of 4-6 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Hawks hold an ATS record of 3-3 in contrast to a 1-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
Atlanta finished with 126 points in their game against the Pistons. This total surpasses their season-average of 120.9 points per game. Dejounte Murray is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 22.9. Meanwhile, Trae Young also brings a PPG average of 24.4 into the game.
So far, the Hawks’ defense is ranked 23rd in the league at 117.3 points per contest.
On two point field goal attempts, the Hawks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 57.4% and allowing 35.4% from beyond the arc.