New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 11/27/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Bally Sports Southeast
The Atlanta Hawks (10-9) will play the New York Knicks (10-8) at State Farm Arena on Saturday.
The Knicks played the Lakers and went home with a win by a final score of 106-100 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Knicks ended up finishing with 23 and the Lakers finished the game with 12 fouls. They buried 11 out of their 36 tries from 3-point land. Los Angeles finished the contest at 70.0% when shooting free throws by converting 21 of their 30 shots. Additionally, Los Angeles totaled 37 rebounds (13 offensive, 24 defensive) and added 4 blocks. Los Angeles earned 50 assists and had 23 steals for the game. When talking about defense, New York let their opponent shoot 37.4% from the field on 34 of 91 shooting. They also dished out 23 assists for the game as well as forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Concerning rebounding, they earned a total of 52 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Knicks buried 17 of their 21 tries for a percentage of 81.0%. New York finished the contest with a 45.1% FG percentage (37 of 82) and knocked down 15 of their 34 shots from downtown.
Evan Fournier is a guy who was a contributor in this contest. He ended up scoring 26 points on 8 of 14 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 42 mins played and snagged 4 boards. Fournier went 57.1% from the field and also recorded 2 dimes.
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New York will enter this matchup with a record of 10-8 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 14.1 times per contest and as a unit are committing 19.3 personal fouls every game. As a team, New York is pulling down 45.7 boards per game and is sitting with 395 dimes so far this year, which ranks 25th in the league in terms of passing. The Knicks are hitting 36.8% on shots from downtown (249 of 676) and 76.5% from the free throw line. They have an average of 107.2 pts per contest (18th in the league) while hitting 44.2% from the field.
Defensively, the Knicks are forcing their opponents into 13.6 turnovers per game and they draw 19.4 personal fouls. They are conceding 34.8% on shots from distance while they are 18th in basketball in PPG allowed (106.4). The Knicks are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 42.6% (692 of 1,624) and they concede 46.9 rebounds per game as a unit. They are 19th in the league in allowing assists with 434 surrendered for the season.
For their last game, the Hawks walked away with a victory by a final of 124-106 when they faced the Spurs. The Hawks corralled 36 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards for a total of 44 for the game. They gave up possession of the ball 9 times, while recording 10 steals for the contest. The Spurs had 12 fouls for the contest which took the Hawks to the charity stripe for a total of 24 shots. They were able to make 22 of those for a rate of 91.7%. In reference to shots from downtown, Atlanta buried 12 of 26 attempts (46.2%). When the game finished, the Hawks ended up going 45 for 88 from the field which had them sitting at 51.1%. The Hawks allowed the Spurs to knock down 43 out of their 100 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.0% for the game. They finished the game shooting 36.4% from 3-point land by going 12 out of 33 and finished the game at 8 out of 10 from the charity stripe (80.0%). In reference to rebounds, Atlanta allowed San Antonio to grab 29 in total (15 on the offensive side).
Trae Young ended up being important for the Hawks for this contest. He converted 14 out of 22 in the game giving him a rate of 63.6%, and had 7 rebounds. Young totaled 31 points in his 30 mins on the court and had 11 dimes in this contest.
Atlanta has a record of 10-9 for the season. As an offensive team, the Hawks are shooting 46.3% from the floor, which is ranked 7th in the NBA. Atlanta has 2,096 pts this year (110.3 per contest) and they collect 46.0 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 23.6 times per game (12th in basketball) and they turn it over 12.4 times per game. The Hawks are committing 17.6 fouls per game and they shoot 80.5% from the free throw line.
The Hawks are ranked 21st in basketball in points per game surrendered with 108.6. They are forcing 12.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the field (19th in the NBA). The Atlanta defense gives up 33.6% on shots from beyond the arc (247 of 736) and their opponents are converting on 80.8% of their free throw attempts. They give up 25.7 dimes and 43.6 rebounds every game, which is ranked 29th and 6th in basketball.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta
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