NBA -- Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks G3 Pick and Prediction

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NBA Playoffs -- Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks

 

Game Time : Friday,May 28 2021 19:00

    

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NBA -- Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks G3 Pick and Prediction

 

 

 

Atlanta Hawks:

 

Hawks won 25 of their 36 home games during the regular season and rank 8th in scoring defense (110.7 ppg). In Game 2, in which they lost 92-101, Atlanta was outscored by 14 points during the third quarter and managed just 35 second-half points. The Hawks missed 32 of their 44 three-point attempts and shot just 37 percent overall. 

 

New York Knicks:

 

Rely on their performance in the paint, Knicks won G2. They dominated the Hawks on the glass by a 54-41 margin and outscored them 42-28 in the paint. Veteran G Derrick Rose led five New York players in double figures with 26 points in 39 minutes off the bench. All-Star F Julius Randle chipped in 15 points and 12 rebounds.

 

 

Prediction:

 

Knicks rank 4th in the league in defensive efficiency and first in scoring defense, play away from home, they should focus on defense, take the under.

 

NBA Pick: under 210.5

 

 

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