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New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks: Don Best NBA Playoff Odds & Trends for 5/23/2021

The New York Knicks (41-31, 0-0) are 1-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks (41-31, 0-0) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, starting at 7:00 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied .

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How to Watch

Time: 7:00 PM EST
TV Channel: TNT

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Knicks vs. Hawks Betting Data

Knicks vs Hawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Knicks -1 -110 -110 213 -110 -110

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Knicks Betting Data

  • New York has a 45-26-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks' record against the spread as at least a 1-point favorite is above .500 at 18-8.
  • New York has gone over the point total less than half of the time, in 32 of 72 games (44.4%).

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has a winning record against the spread this season, 39-32-1.
  • When they're at least 1-point underdogs, the Hawks are 22-16-1 against the spread.
  • Atlanta hit the over in just 47.2% of their games (34 of 72 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • New York's games this season have gone over the point total for Sunday's matchup over/under (213 points) in 40.3% of opportunities (29 out of 72 matchups).
  • In 70.8% of Atlanta's games this season (51 of 72), the total points scored was more than Sunday's 213-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 220.7 points per game, 7.7 points more than the total of 213 for this game.
  • The 216.1 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 3.1 more than the 213 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Knicks games is 211.8 points, 1.2 fewer than the over/under of 213 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 12.1 points separates the average total points bet in Hawks' games (225.1 points) and this game's over/under (213 points).

Previous Matchups

New York has won a majority of its last 10 games against Atlanta, going 8-2, while the Knicks have also covered the spread in four of five games against the Hawks.

Knicks vs Hawks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
4/21/2021 Hawks Knicks -1.5 219 -123 103 Regular Season 137-127 NY
2/15/2021 Hawks Knicks -1.5 218.5 -123 102 Regular Season 123-112 NY
1/4/2021 Hawks Hawks -7 224.5 -282 226 Regular Season 113-108 NY
3/11/2020 - Hawks - - - - Regular Season 136-131 NY
2/9/2020 Hawks Hawks -5 226 -201 169 Regular Season 140-135 ATL
12/17/2019 Knicks Knicks -2 225 -129 108 Regular Season 143-120 NY
2/14/2019 - Hawks - - - - Regular Season 106-91 NY
12/21/2018 - Knicks - - - - Regular Season 114-107 ATL
11/7/2018 - Hawks - - - - Regular Season 112-107 NY
10/17/2018 - Knicks - - - - Regular Season 126-107 NY

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Knicks Players to Watch

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 24.1 points, pulling down 10.2 boards and dishing out 6.0 assists per game.
  • Reggie Bullock leads the Knicks in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Nerlens Noel is a standout on the defensive end for New York, leading the team in steals with 1.1 per game and blocks with 2.2 per contest.

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Hawks Players to Watch

  • The Hawks' Trae Young racks up enough points (25.3 per game) and assists (9.4 per game) to top the squad's leaderboards.
  • Clint Capela's stat line of 14.3 rebounds, 15.2 points and 0.8 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic averages 3.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Hawks.
  • Atlanta's leader in steals is Cam Reddish (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Capela (2.0 per game).

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Injury Report

Knicks:

Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle)

Hawks:

Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),

Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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