Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks 2/15/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks 2/15/2021 – The New York Knicks are on a good roll since trading for Derrick Rose as they now won back-to-back matches. This team hopes to bring that momentum and convert that into a winning streak as they host the Atlanta Hawks at the mecca of basketball in the Madison Square Garden in New York City. This NBA Eastern Conference battle will be happening this Monday, February 15 and it will be aired live at NBA TV at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. This is going to be a very close call but NBA Spreads has the Atlanta Hawks having the edge over the New York Knicks.
Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks 2/15/2021
Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks 2/15/2021 Betting Odds
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks are now on a three-game losing streak and have lost six of their last seven. They have slipped significantly in the standings and now have an 11-15 record. They picked up losses against the Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers during the losing skid. Their most recent matchup was against Indiana and lost by a dozen points. This has been a very disappointing season for Trae Young but he made up for the lack of scoring with 14 assists during their last match. Clint Capela has been doing a fantastic job leading the team with 24 points and 10 rebounds.
Players to watch: T. Young PG 24 GP 24 GS 34.4 MIN 26 PTS 0.8 OR 3.2 DR 3.9 REB 9.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 4.1 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 22.79 PER
J. Collins PF 26 GP 26 GS 31.8 MIN 18.1 PTS 2.2 OR 5.6 DR 7.8 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 1.4 TO 3.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 19.03 PER
D. Hunter SF 18 GP 18 GS 32.2 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.9 OR 4.5 DR 5.4 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.48 PER.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks have been carrying a good energy within the organization with the return of Derrick Rose and his reunion with former coach Tom Thibbodeu. Their most recent game was a 22 point win over the Houston Rockets, 121-99. Rose came off the bench igniting them with 16 points but the night was shared by Julius Randle and Immanuel Quickley who each had 22 points. Nerlens Noel has been starting at center with the loss of Mitch Robinson and he was able to give the team 10 points, six rebounds and two blocks. Rookie Obi Toppin has worked well coming off the bench with 11 points in 15 minutes.
Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 28 GP 28 GS 36.6 MIN 22.4 PTS 1.5 OR 9.6 DR 11.1 REB 5.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 3.2 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.26 PER
R. Barrett SG 28 GP 28 GS 34 MIN 16.4 PTS 1.3 OR 4.9 DR 6.2 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 12.66 PER
I. Quickley SG 24 GP 0 GS 19.3 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 2 DR 2.4 REB 2.6 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 18.86 PER.
Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks 2/15/2021 Betting Numbers
Atlanta are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
New York Knicks
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Rajon Rondo PG Back is OUT Monday vs New York
New York Knicks
Frank Ntilikina PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The Atlanta Hawks have a lot of weapons in their arsenal and will be seen as the best pick to win as forecasted in Online Sports Betting. The New York Knicks are not far behind them but will be a very reasonable risk to take.
Moneyline: It is a ML of -118 given to the Hawks for this game while the Knicks are at +100 if they win at home.
ATS: It is only 1.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Hawks owning the -1.5 while the Knicks are +1.5.
TOTALs: Both teams are expected to dance on the 213 total. The Knicks are under and the Hawks are over.
Score Prediction: 109 – 105, Hawks