Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks - 4/21/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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New York Knicks (32-27) vs Atlanta Hawks (32-26)
Game Info: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
Betting Odds: New York Knicks -1.5 -- Over/Under: 218 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks meet Wednesday in NBA action at Madison Square Garden.
The Atlanta Hawks look for a win after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 113.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 25.4 points and 3.9 rebounds while John Collins is averaging 18 points and 7.6 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer and Clint Capela is grabbing 14.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.1 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game.
The New York Knicks look to build on their seven-game winning streak. The New York Knicks are averaging 106.1 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Julius Randle is averaging 23.7 points and 6.1 assists while RJ Barrett is averaging 17.3 points and 5.7 rebounds. Derrick Rose is the third double-digit scorer and Alec Burks is dishing 2.2 assists. The New York Knicks are shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.7 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Knicks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The over is 5-2 in Hawks last 7 road games. The over is 4-0 in Knicks last 4 overall. The Hawks are 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
You can make a case for both of these teams that are red hot, but we're not being asked to lay a lot with the Knicks at home. The New York Knicks have won seven straight games and are winning their last five games by an average of 9.8 points while allowing 43.1 percent shooting from the field. The Knicks have also won both meetings this season against the Hawks. The Knicks win by an average of 8.2 points in the favorite role. I'll lay the bucket with the Knicks at home.
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Randy’s Pick New York Knicks -1.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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