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New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks: Don Best NBA Playoff Odds & Trends for 5/26/2021

The New York Knicks (41-31, 0-1) are 2-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks (41-31, 1-0) at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The Hawks lead the series 1-0.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:30 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 -2 -110 -110 213 -110 -110

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Knicks Betting Data

  • New York holds a solid record against the spread this season, going 45-27-1 ATS.
  • The Knicks have fared well as a 2-point favorite, going 13-7 against the spread when favored by at least 2 points.
  • New York has gone over the point total less than half of the time, in 32 of 73 games (43.8%).

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has a winning record against the spread this season, 40-32-1.
  • The Hawks are 20-14-1 against the spread this season when they're at least 2-point underdogs.
  • Atlanta has failed to hit the over in a majority of their games this season, going over the point total in just 34 of 73 outings.

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Point Total Insights

  • New York's games this year have gone over the point total for Wednesday's matchup over/under (213 points) in 39.7% of opportunities (29 out of 73 matchups).
  • In 51 out of Atlanta's 73 games this season (69.9%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Wednesday's matchup.
  • The total for the contest of 213 is 7.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Knicks (107 points per game) and the Hawks (113.6 points per game).
  • This matchup's over/under is 3.1 fewer points than the 216.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Knicks games is 1.2 points fewer than the over/under of 213 points in this matchup.
  • Hawks' games have a total points bet of 224.9 points this season, 11.9 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Previous Matchups

New York has a 7-3 record against Atlanta over the last 10 matchups, while the Knicks have also covered the spread in four of six games against the Hawks.

Knicks vs Hawks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/23/2021 Knicks Knicks -1.5 214 -120 100 Playoffs 107-105 ATL
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

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Knicks Players to Watch

  • The leader in scoring, rebounding and assists for the Knicks is Julius Randle, who puts up 24.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game.
  • Reggie Bullock makes more threes per game than any other member of the Knicks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.
  • The New York leader in both steals and blocks is Nerlens Noel, who averages 1.1 takeaways and 2.2 rejections per game.

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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 team's leaderboards.
  • Clint Capela is at the top of the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard with 14.3 rebounds per game. He also racks up 15.2 points and tacks on 0.8 assists per game.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic is dependable from deep and leads the Hawks with 3.3 made threes per game.
  • Cam Reddish (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Atlanta while Capela (2.0 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Injury Report

Knicks:

Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),

Nerlens Noel: Day To Day (Ankle)

Hawks:

Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),

Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness)

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