The Atlanta Hawks (33-33) and the Washington Wizards (31-35) complete a two-game set at the Capital One Arena on Friday. The Atlanta Hawks are going into the match as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, two places above the 10th-ranked Washington Wizards. This will be the penultimate regular season matchup between these Southeast teams, with the series tied at 1-1.
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks Betting expert picks
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks Moneyline
Go for the Atlanta Hawks to win (1.83) on the moneyline.
The Washington Wizards are 31-35 SU at the Capital One Arena. Their record for the last five home games is 1-4 SU, leaving the hosts 5-5 SU in the last 10 overall. The Atlanta Hawks are looking to bag another victory in this series after their 120-122 victory against the Washington Wizards. According to the moneyline odds, the visitors have a 55% chance of a road win. They have gone 7-3 against the Washington Wizards in their most recent matchups.
Bet on the Atlanta Hawks for the outright moneyline win. The visitors have gone 7-3 in their past ten matchups against the Washington Wizards, winning the last game 120-122 at Capital One Arena on March 2023.
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks Spread
Betting on the Atlanta Hawks -1.5 (1.91) is our favorite play for this matchup.
The Atlanta Hawks begin as the 1.5-point favorites against the Washington Wizards. The spread is so close that it could be a neck-and-neck battle. They’ve triumphed in three of their last five trips to the Capital One Arena, winning by an average of 7.0 points.
The Washington Wizards’ record in all contests this season is 31-33-2 ATS and their record in the Capital One Arena is 13-17-1 ATS. Their last game against the Atlanta Hawks may have ended in defeat, but the hosts still covered the spread. Recently, they’ve gone 5-5 ATS at home and 13-13 ATS against teams from the Southeast Division.
On the road, the Atlanta Hawks have put together a 15-20 ATS record and are 29-37 ATS in all games. The visitors have covered the spread in five of their last ten road trips, going 4-6 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks Total
Total under 238.0 (1.91) is how we’d bet on the total.
The Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks usually have high-scoring matches. In their last ten games, the average total points scored was 232.2, and the last five games at the Capital One Arena saw an average of 230.4 points.
The total line is set at 238.0. The Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks’ combined points total has not exceeded this 238.0 line eight times in their last ten matchups. Betting Under on the Total market returns odds of -110.
The Washington Wizards have achieved a record of 32-30 O/U this season and 18-11 O/U at the Capital One Arena. Out of their last six games, five of them resulted in the total score surpassing the set amount. The hosts have gone 14-12 O/U in their most recent matchups against Southeast teams and 5-4 O/U in their last ten games overall.
The Atlanta Hawks are 37-28 O/U against the total this season. Their record on the road is 21-13 O/U. The visitors have had an even split of 17-17 O/U against Southeast teams in their last set of matches, going 5-4-1 O/U in their past ten games in total.
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks Betting trends
The Bet365 website offers odds for the game between Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards. To see the full range of betting odds, Maryland sports betting sites offer the latest.
- Moneyline (ML): Atlanta Hawks (-120) | Washington Wizards (+100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Atlanta Hawks -1.5 (-110) | Washington Wizards +1.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 238.0 (-110) | (-110)
Washington Wizards Form
The home crowd will be desperate for a change in fortunes when the Washington Wizards hit the court again. The hosts have been on a poor run of form lately. They’ve lost their last three home matches and are coming off a 120-122 defeat to the Atlanta Hawks. The overall record for the last ten games is 5-5.
In terms of points added, it’s fair to say the Washington Wizards have a consistent offense. The home team has put 115.6 points on board in the last five matches, averaging 113.3 points for this season. The hosts have held the opposition to a scoring average of 113.4 points per game and 113.7 points in home games.
The Washington Wizards had a record of 35-47 in the previous season, resulting in them not making it to the playoffs and being placed 12th in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the Southeast Division. Nevertheless, this year they have a 31-35 record, enabling them to go tenth in the Eastern Conference so far.
The Washington Wizards have no reported injury concerns ahead of their latest matchup.
Atlanta Hawks Form
The Atlanta Hawks snapped out of a two-game losing streak last time out by beating the Washington Wizards 122-120, leaving their current record from the past ten games at 5-5. They are also 1-4 in the last five on the road.
This season, the Atlanta Hawks have been amongst the NBA’s most efficient scoring teams. Going into their game on Friday, they are putting up 117.2 points on average. On the defensive end of the floor, the away team has given up 119.4 points in the last five outings and 117.1 points on average for the season.
The Atlanta Hawks look set for another round in the Play-In Tournament. Last year, the away side failed to advance past the preliminary playoff competition after a 46-43 season. They hope to do better going into the second half of the regular season, holding the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference and second place in the Southeast Division.
The Atlanta Hawks team appears to be in good health, with no reported injury concerns.
Washington Wizards VS Atlanta Hawks H2H history
The Atlanta Hawks were able to avenge their 116-119 defeat against the Washington Wizards in March 2023 by winning the latest meeting between the two teams 120-122 at the Capital One Arena. In the last ten Southeast matchups of this series, the Atlanta Hawks came out on top more often than not. The away team claimed seven wins against the Washington Wizards, leaving them with an overall record of 7-3.
While the Washington Wizards averaged 114.7 points, the Atlanta Hawks performed an average of 117.5 points in their ten most recent head-to-head games.