New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 1/4/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 1/4/2021 – The Atlanta Hawks have been showing some chinks in their armor after a great start. This team is set to host their next matchup and it will be against the New York Knicks who are eager to get a winning record after this. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. this Monday, January 4 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Fans can opt to watch the game on television via NBA TV and the other is through an online live stream in NBA League Pass. The Atlanta Hawks have retooled well and will be the best bet to win according to NBA Vegas Odds against the inconsistent New York Knicks.
New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 1/4/2021
New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 1/4/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks have managed to even up their record at 3-3 and will look to own a winning record with a win over the Atlanta Hawks. Their last match was against the deep Indiana Pacers and won by four points, 106-102. RJ Barrett is now on his second year in the league and he looks to be fitting well giving the Knicks 25 points, five rebounds, three assists, and four three-pointers. Elfrid Payton runs beside him and he also fits well in Coach Tom Thibodeau’s system providing 19 points eight rebounds and five assists. Mitch Robinson and Julius Randle controlled the paint doing a combined 28 points.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 5 GP 5 GS 37.8 MIN 23 PTS 1.8 OR 8.6 DR 10.4 REB 7 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 4.6 TO 4.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 20.36 PER
A. Burks SG 3 GP 5 GS 37 MIN 15.4 PTS 1.2 OR 6.2 DR 7.4 REB 3.6 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 2.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 8.12 PER
R. Barrett SG 5 GP 27.7 MIN 20.7 PTS 0 OR 3.7 DR 3.7 REB 3.7 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 3.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.37 PER
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks have lost two of their last three games and will try to get the winning groove once again. Their most recent match was a five-point loss against the Clevland Cavaliers, 91-96. Clint Capela already sheds of the rust as he gave the team 16 points, 16 rebounds, three steals, and two blocks. Trae Young had a bad shooting night doing just 6-of-16 from the field but finished with 16 points, 10 assists, and four rebounds. He also committed 6 turnovers and four other Hawks contributed double-digit scoring. The team’s total turnovers of 20 hurt the team and 53% shooting from the free-throw line cost them the game.
Players to Watch: T. Young PG 5 GP 5 GS 31.8 MIN 30.6 PTS 1.8 OR 2.8 DR 4.6 REB 8 AST 0.2 STL 0.2 BLK 3.4 TO 1.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 32.88 PER
J. Collins PF 5 GP 5 GS 25.6 MIN 18.4 PTS 2.2 OR 5.2 DR 7.4 REB 1.4 AST 0.4 STL 1.2 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 26.68 PER
D. Hunter SF 5 GP 5 GS 31.6 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.8 OR 6 DR 6.8 REB 2.2 AST 0.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1 TO 3.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.83 PER.
New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks 1/4/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games.
Atlanta is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
New York Knicks
Alec Burks SG Ankle is “?” Monday vs Atlanta
Rajon Rondo PG Knee is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs New York
New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Picks
The Atlanta Hawks are just more complete in every position even with the injuries. This team should be the safe bet as seen by Online Sportsbook as compared to the New York Knicks. It will be a good matchup between Clint Capela and Mitchell Robinson in the paint.
Moneyline: Knicks are holding an ML of +280 as the underdogs while the Hawks are at -350 for this game.
ATS: It is 7.5 points in between both teams with the Knicks having the +7.5 while the Hawks are at -7.5.
TOTALs: It is 224.5 on the total for this matchup with the Hawks going under and the Knicks the team over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 108 Hawks