Free NBA Hoops Prediction: Knicks vs Hawks Odds
Weekly NBA betting sees the New York Knicks taking on the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday January 5 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE NBA hoops predictions.
New York Knicks (16-19) vs. Atlanta Hawks (21-14)
Date: Tuesday January 5th
Time:8:00 PM EST
Venue: AmericanAirlines Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
NBA Moneyline Odds: Hawks -8.5
NBA Betting Odds: Hawks -350
NBA Betting Total: 205
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The Atlanta Hawks welcome a familiar foe to the AmericanAirlines Arena in Georgia on Tuesday evening when the New York Knicks come to down.
The two teams have faced off twice already in the last 11 days, and will meet for a third time in that span on this night.
The first two meetings in the series went to the Hawks, but the Knicks were able to pick up a win at Madison Square Garden in the first 2016 meeting, claiming a 111-97 victory on Sunday on the back of a season-high 38 points from Aaron Afflalo.
New York Knicks:
For the Knicks, that win over the Hawks was their second win in three games after dropping four in a row – their third four-game losing streak since the end of November.
It was also just their second win in their last seven games against the Hawks.
Carmelo Anthony had only 11 points in the win.
Afflalo hit on 7 of his 8 attempts from beyond the arc, and shot 14 of 17 from the field overall.
It was a major turnaround for Afflalo, who had been averaging 7.8 points on 31.7 percent shooting from the field over his previous six games, five of which resulted in Knicks losses.
The Knicks hit on 11 of 26 shots from deep against the Hawks, marking the second consecutive outing in which the Hawks allowed 11 makes from beyond the arc. Atlanta now returns home after closing out its road trip by going 1-2.
Paul Millsap led the Hawks in scoring on Sunday with 19 points, hitting on 6 of 13 shots from the field and adding nine rebounds, six assists, and five steal.
Jeff Teague finished with only nine points on 3 of 12 shooting.
NBA Betting Trends:
- The over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these teams.
- The over is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings between these teams in Atlanta.
- The over is 6-1 in the Hawks’ last seven games against Eastern Conference opponents.
- The over is 6-1 in the Knicks’ last seven games coming off a win.
- The over is 6-2 in the Knicks’ last eight games against opponents with a winning record.
Free NBA Prediction:
The scoreboard operator figures to be kept busy when these teams hit the court on Tuesday evening. The Hawks have played over the number in eight of their last nine, including four in a row at home, and the Knicks have gone over the total in eight of 11.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Over 205
The Hawks have won four in a row in their own building, while the Knicks have lost four straight and nine of their last 11 games on the road.
Atlanta figures to grab the win in what projects to be a high-scoring contest between these Eastern Conference foes.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Hawks 111 – Knicks 104
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