Knicks vs Hawks Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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The New York Knicks (11-13) host the Atlanta Hawks (13-11), with the matchup beginning at 7:30 PM ET from Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The Knicks are only 2-point favorites in the game. The over/under is 232.5 points for this matchup.

How to bet Knicks vs. Hawks

New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -127 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at +107 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 232.5 points.

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Knicks vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Knicks vs. Hawks Betting Trends

The Knicks have played 24 games, with 10 wins against the spread. New York has been chosen as the favorite in eight games this year and has walked away with the win five times (62.5%) in those games. Knicks games this year have gone over the total in 12 out of 24 opportunities (50%).

Against the spread, the Hawks are 10-13-1 this season. Atlanta is 4-6 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40% of those games). Hawks games this year have hit the over 13 times in 24 opportunities (54.2%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Knicks

Knicks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Julius Randle 24 21.1 8.5 3.5 0.7 0.2 2.1
Jalen Brunson 24 21 3.4 6.3 1 0.2 1.4
RJ Barrett 24 18.4 5.4 3 0.5 0.1 1.5
Immanuel Quickley 24 10 4.5 3 1 0.1 1.2
Cameron Reddish 20 8.4 1.6 1 0.8 0.4 0.9

Hawks

Hawks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 22 27.6 2.9 9.6 0.7 0.1 2.2
Dejounte Murray 24 21.5 5.7 6.5 1.8 0.5 2.2
De’Andre Hunter 21 14.9 4 1.1 0.3 0.1 1.3
John Collins 22 12.3 7.5 1.3 0.9 1.4 0.7
Clint Capela 22 11.6 12.2 0.7 0.6 1.4 0
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Knicks: Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Ankle)

Hawks: Trent Forrest: Out (Concussion), John Collins: Out (Ankle), De’Andre Hunter: Out (Hip)

What you need to know about the New York Knicks

New York ranks 14th in the NBA with 113.6 points per game so far this year. At the other end, it ranks 19th with 115 points allowed per game. The Knicks score 116.6 points per game in home games, compared to 110.7 points per game in away games, a difference of 5.9 points per contest. The Knicks have been scoring 111.8 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 113.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

New York, who ranks 24th in the league with 10.7 treys per game, is shooting just 31.3% from beyond the arc, which is worst in the NBA. In terms of shot breakdown, the Knicks have taken 62.9% two-pointers (accounting for 74.4% of the team’s baskets) and 37.1% threes (25.6%).

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What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta is 13th in the NBA in points scored (114 per game) and 16th in points allowed (113.6). At home, the Hawks score 112.8 points per game. Away, they score 115.5. While the Hawks are scoring 114 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their previous 10 games, producing 111.9 points per contest.

In 2022-23 Atlanta is second-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (9.8 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (32.7%). In 2022-23, the Hawks have attempted 67.8% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 32.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 77.4% of the Hawks’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 22.6% have been 3-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Knicks, and we project that Knicks will cover the spread (Knicks -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 232.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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