New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
The Hawks will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Knicks tip off at Philips Arena on Sunday in NBA play.
The Hawks currently sports a record of 38-25, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 34-26-3 ATS. The Knicks are 33-30 and 33-30 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hawks post a 30-31-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Knicks have gone 25-38 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with the Hawks in this one will find them as 3.5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 191.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 8-rated Knicks taking on the No. 12-rated Hawks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-98 win for the Hawks on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Atlanta's No. 23-rated squad against New York's No. 16-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Atlanta rates No. 9 in the league with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 7.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.7 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, New York was a 98-90 loser on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. New York got 15 points from Amar'e Stoudemire but lost anyway 98-90 against the Cavaliers on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Atlanta was a 97-92 winner in its last match at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 189 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Celtics were burned for 30 points by Joe Johnson on Friday as the Hawks picked up a 97-92 win at Philips Arena.
New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Clippers are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
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
New York is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
New York is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
New York home to LA Clippers, Wednesday, April 25
Atlanta home to LA Clippers, Tuesday, April 24