New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
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The New York Knicks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New York as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 10-7. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 104.9 points per game while giving up 103.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall mark of 3-15. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.8 points per contest and giving up 108.2, which is a point differential of -5.4.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 11-6-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 7-10-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 7-10-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/23/17 F Luke Babbitt Back is "?" Friday vs. New York
11/23/17 F Mike Muscala Ankle is "?" Friday vs. New York
Kristaps Porzingis comes into this contest averaging 27.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Enes Kanter averages 13.6 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 10.2 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Dennis Schroder averages 19.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Kent Bazemore averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 104.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.53 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 15.8 per game. The Knicks allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 22.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 20th in the league with 102.8 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -5.44. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 26th in the league in rebounding with 40.9 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 23.1. The Hawks are 9th in turnovers per game with 16.1. The Hawks surrender 108.2 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 25.5 assists allowed per contest and 23rd with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game this season.
The Knicks are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.3, and their defensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. New York is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 17th in the league.
Atlanta is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA. The Hawks are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 4th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +1.5
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