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Knicks face Hawks: NBA odds preview

New York KnicksAtlanta Hawks
March 6, 6:00 PM | Philips Arena

New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks Odds

31-29TEAM RECORD37-25

New York travels to Atlanta on Sunday, hoping to boost its 31-29 mark with a victory over the Hawks.

Atlanta will face the 31-29 Knicks, who own a 36-22-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hawks are 26-36 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Knicks are 29-30-1 favoring the OVER.

View New York vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 15-rated Knicks taking on the No. 16-rated Hawks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 104-102 win for the Hawks on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 96.1 PPG, against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 27 at 105.8 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 46% so far, more than the Knicks shooters have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.

Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 105.5 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, New York was a 119-115 loser at home against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 12.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (234) was profitable news for OVER bettors. New York got 41 points from Amar'e Stoudemire en route to a 119-115 loss at the hands of New York on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

Atlanta lost its last outing, a 111-104 result against the Thunder on March 4. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 215 combined points took the game OVER the total. Atlanta suffered a 111-104 loss against Oklahoma City on Friday, getting 24 points from Joe Johnson in a losing effort at Philips Arena.

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Knicks at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New York's last 13 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against New York
Atlanta is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
Atlanta is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against New York

Next up:
New York home to Utah, Monday, March 7
Atlanta home to LA Lakers, Tuesday, March 8

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