Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks Prediction, 3/22/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Madison Square Garden is the location where the New York Knicks (30-41) will try to defeat the Atlanta Hawks (35-36) on Tuesday.
The Hawks faced the Pelicans and took a loss by a score of 117-112 in their last contest. Atlanta walked away from the game having earned a 47.1% FG percentage (41 out of 87) and knocked down 10 out of their 32 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Hawks buried 20 of their 23 shots for a percentage of 87.0%. Pertaining to pulling down rebounds, they collected 40 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 22 assists for this game as well as creating 1 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In regard to defending, Atlanta allowed their opponent to shoot 44.8% from the floor on 43 of 96 shooting. New Orleans distributed 54 dimes and had 22 steals for the matchup. Furthermore, New Orleans had 36 rebounds (18 offensive, 18 defensive) and got 4 blocked shots. New Orleans went 88.9% from the charity stripe by knocking down 24 of 27 attempts. They converted 7 of 21 tries from beyond the arc. When talking about personal fouls, the Hawks finished with 22 while the Pelicans accumulated 15 personal fouls.
Danilo Gallinari is a player who was a major contributor in the matchup. He ended up walking away with 27 points on 11 out of 21 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 41 minutes and also snagged 5 rebounds. Gallinari walked away from this one shooting 52.4% from the floor and earned 3 dimes.
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Atlanta heads into this one with a record of 35-36 for the year. They currently have an average of 112.9 pts per game (7th in the league) while shooting 46.7% from the field. The Hawks are hitting 37.0% on shots from 3-point land (889 of 2,402) and 81.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Atlanta is pulling down 43.9 rebounds per game and has accumulated 1,735 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 14th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 11.9 times per game and as a squad are committing 18.7 fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the Hawks have forced 12.6 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.4 personal fouls. They rank 23rd in the league in giving up assists with 1,819 relinquished on the season. The Hawks defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.0% (2,972 of 6,319) and they surrender 43.9 boards per game as a group. They are relinquishing 36.4% on 3-point shots and they are 22nd in basketball in opponents points per game (112.1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Knicks took a defeat with a final score of 108-93 against the Jazz. The Knicks were able to corral 27 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 for this game. They also turned the ball over 11 times, while getting 7 steals for this game. The Jazz had 11 personal fouls in this contest which got the Knicks to the free throw line for 21 shots. They were able to knock down 15 of the free throw tries for a rate of 71.4%. Regarding shots from downtown, New York buried 16 out of their 40 tries (40.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Knicks shot 31 for 83 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.3%. The Knicks permitted the Jazz to bury 34 out of their 74 tries from the field which had them at 45.9% for this game. They finished 37.0% from downtown by hitting 17 out of 46 and ended up going 23 of 29 at the free throw line (79.3%). Regarding how they cleaned up the glass, New York allowed Utah to collect 40 in all (9 on the offensive glass).
Immanuel Quickley was important for the Knicks in this game. He converted 3 out of 9 in this matchup giving him a rate of 33.3%, and had 4 rebounds. Quickley had 16 points in his 23 minutes of playing time and accumulated 4 dimes in the matchup.
New York has a mark of 30-41 for the season. When it comes to offense, the Knicks are shooting 43.5% from the field, which is 27th in the league. New York has accumulated 7,525 pts on the year (106.0 per game) and they pull in 46.4 boards per game. They are earning an assist 21.5 times per contest (30th in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.5 times per contest. The Knicks are committing 20.5 fouls per game and they hit 74.9% from the free throw line.
The Knicks on the defensive side of the court are 8th in the league in PPG given up with 106.8. They are able to force 12.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the field (5th in the league). The New York defense gives up 34.5% from downtown (910 of 2,641) and their opponents are connecting on 76.1% of their free throw shots. They have given up 24.1 assists and 43.9 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 14th and 11th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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