New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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The New York Knicks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New York as 1 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 3-8. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -3.3 as they average 106.9 points per game while giving up 110.2 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 3-6 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 110.8 points per game and surrender 120.2, good for a point differential of -9.4.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 6-4-1 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/02/18 G Courtney Lee Neck is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/05/18 SF Taurean Prince Ankle is doubtful Tuesday vs Charlotte
11/03/18 G Justin Anderson Leg is questionable Tuesday vs Charlotte
10/23/18 F John Collins Ankle is out indefinitely
Enes Kanter averages 15.3 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 11.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Tim Hardaway comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Kent Bazemore averages 14.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Trae Young averages 19.1 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 7.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 110.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. New York averages 106.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 15th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 120.2 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 27.4 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 48.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game. Atlanta is 16th in the league with 110.8 points per game this year. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -9.4. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.2 boards per game and 7th in assists per contest with 25.6. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.3.
The Knicks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.1, and their defensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 27th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 21st in the league. New York is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 11th in the league.
Atlanta is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league. The Hawks are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.9, and their defensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta +1
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