Sunday, January 29, 2017
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The New York Knicks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 3 point favorites.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 21-27. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.6 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 27-20. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.0 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Derrick Rose comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.6 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
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Paul Millsap averages 17.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Dennis Schroder averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
New York averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Knicks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Atlanta averages 103 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 25th with 15.4 per game. The Hawks allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Hawks force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 111. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 105.7. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 27-21-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 24-24-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-23-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 20-26-1 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
01/27/17 PG Derrick Rose Ankle injured last game, "?"
01/17/17 F Lance Thomas Facial out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -3
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