|Game||Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks|
|Date & Time||Wednesday March 11, 2020, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
State Farm Arena State Farm Arena, 1, State Farm Drive, South Downtown, Vine City, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313, USA
ATL -4.5 ; Total 231
State Farm Arena will play host to a Wednesday night NBA clash between the New York Knicks and the Atlanta Hawks. This will be the second of a back-to-back for New York, who failed to protect a 16-point halftime lead during a 122-115 road loss against Washington. The Knicks (20-45) turned the ball over 19 times and shot 52 percent from the field.
Frank Ntilikina and Bobby Portis scored 20 points apiece off the bench to lead New York in scoring. Julius Randle added 16 points and five rebounds in a losing effort for the Knicks.
The Atlanta Hawks have split their previous ten games and have the look of a team that could challenge for the playoffs next season. On Monday, Atlanta needed double overtime to escape with a 143-138 home victory versus Charlotte. The Hawks (20-46) dominated the Hornets on the glass by a 68-43 margin and shot 55 percent from the field.
All Star G Trae Young led Atlanta with 31 points on 11-for-25 shooting and dished out 16 assists. John Collins contributed 28 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks.
Recent Betting Trends
- Knicks are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest.
- Hawks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- Over is 4-0 in Knicks last 4 games playing on 0 days rest.
- Over is 20-8 in Hawks last 28 home games.
- Over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Atlanta.
Atlanta C Clint Capela is still dealing with left heel soreness and has yet to debut for his new team. The Hawks are hard to trust as a favorite because they rank third worst in the league in defensive efficiency. The safer play is on the over. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Hawks win in high scoring over game 126-120.