The Washington Wizards (34-45) will travel to the State Farm Arena on Wednesday to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (40-39) in a Southeast Division matchup. The Atlanta Hawks will enter the game as the eighth-best team in the Eastern Conference, four places ahead of the 12th-placed Washington Wizards. The next installment of the Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards rivalry is set to be an offensive showcase. Both teams are firing on all cylinders at the moment, leaving us poised for a big-scoring game!
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Betting expert picks
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Moneyline
Go for the Atlanta Hawks to win (1.18) on the moneyline.
The Atlanta Hawks enter Wednesday’s matchup as the clear favorites, with -552 odds available for a home win. These odds imply they have a 85% chance of victory. The hosts are chasing a third straight win, having gone an impressive 6-4 recently. It’s difficult to disagree with the Washington Wizards being given +425 odds to win this game. Lately, they have had a struggle away from home, losing their last five road games, and fell to a 128-140 defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks in their previous outing.
Take the Atlanta Hawks (-552) to win outright for the upcoming match at the State Farm Arena. They look the better pick of the two sides, having gone 6-4 in the last ten matches and 40-39 for the season.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Spread
Bet on the Washington Wizards +10.5 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The oddsmakers have the Atlanta Hawks pinned down as the 10.5-point favorites against the Washington Wizards, leaving the hosts as the clear-cut choice for the win. The Atlanta Hawks were victorious in four out of their last five home encounters in this series. The average margin of victory was 6.8 points.
In four of the last five games, the Atlanta Hawks failed to cover the spread. Their record is 35-44 ATS for the season. In their past ten matches, the Atlanta Hawks beat the spread five times. They scored 124.2 points per game on average, while their opponents averaged 120.7 points.
The Washington Wizards have covered in two consecutive games, improving their overall season tally to 36-39-3 ATS. Based on their past ten road contests, the Washington Wizards covered four times. They kept their opponents down to 112.5 points per game and scored 114.4 points on average.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Total
Go for Total over 228.5 (1.91)
The Atlanta Hawks and the Washington Wizards have a history of high-scoring matches, having averaged 231.3 points in their ten most recent meetings. The last five matches at the State Farm Arena saw an average of 234 points.
The Atlanta Hawks are 43-35 O/U this season after their last two games went over. In five of the most recent Atlanta Hawks home games, the score went over the predicted scoring total two times, averaging 250.2 points.
The Washington Wizards have an 38-36 O/U record this season, following a streak of two games that all went above the line. The last five Washington Wizards games surpassed the total on three occasions, averaging 219.0 points per game. The Over is 6-3 in the past 10 contests.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards Betting trends
MD sports betting sites has the betting odds for the Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards matchup on Wednesday.
- Moneyline (ML): Washington Wizards (+425) | Atlanta Hawks (-552)
- Against the spread (ATS): Washington Wizards +10.5 (-110) | Atlanta Hawks -10.5 (-110)
Atlanta Hawks Form
The Atlanta Hawks boast a 6-4 record across their last ten games. They are coming off a 105-123 victory over the Chicago Bulls. Their home record this season is 23-16, with six of their previous ten outings at the State Farm Arena ending in a victory.
The Atlanta Hawks have been a constant source of frustration for opposing defenses this season, averaging 120.2 points per game. This trend has been consistent in the last five games, with 118.1 points scored on average. The Atlanta Hawks are on a rough stretch defensively. Opposing teams have sunk an average of 120.0 points in their last five matchups and 117.9 per game this term.
The Atlanta Hawks are gearing up to compete in the Play-In Tournament once again. They fell short of advancing to the playoffs last year after a 46-43 season showing. The team is aiming for a much better performance in the second half of the regular season, currently occupying the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference and second place in the Southeast Division.
The Atlanta Hawks will be without both De’Andre Hunter and Trae Young for their latest game.
Washington Wizards Form
The Washington Wizards are in a difficult spot going into their next game against the Atlanta Hawks. They have lost four out of the last five matches, resulting in a season record of 34-45. Their most recent game ended with a score of 128-140 against the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Washington Wizards have scored an average of 113.2 points during 79 NBA games, putting them in the middle tier among all teams. The Washington Wizards have been left wanting more defensively. They’ve given up 114.2 points on average this season, as well as 119.8 points in their past five outings.
After a whirlwind 79 games, the Washington Wizards have seen their playoff aspirations dashed. Turning their attention now to the lottery trade, the team bears the weight of 45 losses, positioning them 12th in the Eastern Conference and third in the Southeast Division.
Bradley Beal, Monte Morris, Kyle Kuzma, Kristaps Porzingis, and Deni Avdija are set to miss the Washington Wizards game due to injuries.
Atlanta Hawks VS Washington Wizards H2H history
The Atlanta Hawks were triumphant in their recent two matchups with the Washington Wizards, with the most recent match ending in a 107-114 victory in March 2023, preceded by a 120-122 win in the same month. Given the past 10-game record of this series, it’s no surprise the Atlanta Hawks are the ones that are favored. They went 8-2 against the Washington Wizards, winning six out of the ten times they’ve played at home.
The Atlanta Hawks managed an average of 117.7 points a game in their ten most recent outings against the Washington Wizards, who averaged 113.6 points.