Southeast rivals Atlanta Hawks (31-30) and Washington Wizards (28-32) hit the court for another matchup at State Farm Arena on Tuesday. The Atlanta Hawks enter the contest sitting two positions ahead of the tenth-placed Washington Wizards, with the Eastern Conference’s eighth seed. With so much on the line, it’s going to be a tight contest between two potential Play-In teams, yet one side will ultimately come up short – who will it be?
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Betting expert picks
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Moneyline
Take the Atlanta Hawks to win (1.42) on the moneyline.
The Atlanta Hawks are looking to bag another victory in this series on Tuesday after their 129-127 victory against the Brooklyn Nets. With -240 moneyline odds, the hosts have a 71% chance of a home win. They have gone 7-3 against the Washington Wizards in their most recent matchups. The Washington Wizards are in a tough predicament after two consecutive losses. Even though they are considered the underdog with a +200 moneyline, they remain confident of a possible upset as they have won seven out of their last ten road games.
The Atlanta Hawks (-240) have won four of the last five home matches and look like the sound choice on the moneyline against a Washington Wizards side, which has slipped to defeat in three of its last five road trips.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Spread
Take the Washington Wizards +6.0 (1.91) as they are the best bet.
The Atlanta Hawks are the clear frontrunners in the game, holding a 6-point advantage over the Washington Wizards on the spread. Based on their last ten matchups, the average points margin between the two teams was 9.2 points.
The Atlanta Hawks have gone 13-16 ATS at the State Farm Arena. Their overall record for the season is 27-34 ATS. The hosts have only covered the spread in half of their past ten home contests, going 5-5 ATS in the last ten games overall.
The Washington Wizards have gone 17-15-1 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 28-30-2 ATS. In their past 10 matches, the Washington Wizards went 4-6 ATS and also ended up 7-3 ATS from their ten most recent road trips.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Total
Total under 233.5 (1.91) is our pick on the total.
Games between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards tend to be high-scoring affairs. The total averaged 234.2 points in their past ten matchups and 244 points in the last five at State Farm Arena.
The total line is set at 233.5. The Atlanta Hawks and the Washington Wizards’ combined points total has not exceeded this 233.5 line seven times in their last ten matchups. Betting Under on the Total market returns odds of -110.
The Atlanta Hawks are 35-26 O/U this season after their last two games went over. In the last five matches home games for the Atlanta Hawks, the total was exceeded in only two of them. They have a 5-5 O/U record from their last ten matches overall.
The Washington Wizards are 27-30 O/U this season. In four of their last five games, the total went under. The visitors have gone 13-12 O/U in their most recent matchups against Southeast teams and 4-6 O/U in their last ten games overall.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Betting trends
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- Moneyline (ML): Washington Wizards (+200) | Atlanta Hawks (-240)
- Against the spread (ATS): Washington Wizards +6.0 (-110) | Atlanta Hawks -6.0 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 233.5 (-110) | (-110)
Atlanta Hawks Form
The Atlanta Hawks improved their regular season record to 31-30 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 129-127 in their last game. They’ve gone 6-4 in their past ten matches and 4-1 in the last five at home.
The Atlanta Hawks have been one of the NBA’s most prolific scoring teams this season. Entering Tuesday’s matchup, the hosts are averaging 116.9 points-per-game. The home team has one of the worst defensive records in the entire league. The defense has allowed an average 117.0 points in 61 games, leaving much to be desired.
After last year’s first-round exit, the Atlanta Hawks hope to clinch another postseason berth. The hosts have gone 31-30 this season, leaving them with the Eastern Conference’s eighth seed. This will set them up for a spot in the Play-In Tournament as things stand.
The Atlanta Hawks have no reported injury concerns ahead of their latest matchup.
Washington Wizards Form
The Chicago Bulls handed the Washington Wizards a second straight defeat in a 102-82 beating last time out, leaving the visitors 4-6 from their past ten games and 2-3 in the last five on the road.
The Washington Wizards are close to the midpoint among all NBA teams in terms of points scored per game, averaging 113.0. Defensively, the away team has restricted opponents to 111.8 points on average in the last five matches. This is an improvement on the 113.2 points allowed per game for the season.
The Washington Wizards put up a record of 35-47 last year, ending 12th in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the Southeast Division, thus missing out on the playoffs. However, for this season, they currently hold the tenth seed in the Eastern Conference and a place in the Play-In Tournament.
Monte Morris and Kristaps Porzingis are all carrying injuries going into the latest Washington Wizards game.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards H2H history
The total went under 233.5 points in the most recent encounter between these two sides. The Atlanta Hawks won the match 118-103 against the Washington Wizards at the State Farm Arena. The Atlanta Hawks came away with four wins from their past five matchups against the Washington Wizards, leaving them with an overall record of 4-1.
The Atlanta Hawks tallied 119 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the Washington Wizards. The latter managed an average of 115.2 points in comparison.