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NBA Betting Line Favors Atlanta Hawks over New York Knicks

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting New York Knicks travelling to Atlanta to face the Hawks on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Atlanta Hawks opened as -8.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 211 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 108-105 result in favor of the Hawks today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Hawks sit at 27-20 (24-23 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the New York Knicks are currently 21-27 (27-21 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Atlanta is 20-26-1 OU and New York is 24-23-1 OU. This season the Atlanta Hawks are 27-20 overall and 24-23 ATS against the number, while the New York Knicks are 21-27 and 27-21 ATS. As for the totals, Atlanta is 20-26-1 on the OU, and New York is 24-23-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs New York injuries news.

This game pits the Atlanta Hawks, currently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the New York Knicks, who rate No. 19 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Atlanta's No. 22-ranked offense (102.96 PPG) against a New York Knicks defense that ranks No. 24 at 108.06 PPG. The Atlanta Hawks have averaged 45.44% from the field per game, more than the New York Knicks have managed so far this NBA season (44.85% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Knicks grabbed a 110-107 win over the Hornets on Friday, behind a 18-point effort from Carmelo Anthony at Madison Square Garden.

Atlanta was run off the court by the Wizards on Friday as Washington blasted them 112-86 at Philips Arena.

Betting Trends
  • New York is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • New York is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • New York is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Atlanta is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games
  • Atlanta is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Washington, Tuesday, January 31st
Atlanta at Miami, Wednesday, February 1st