NBA Betting Predictions: Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards

NBA Betting Predictions: Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards

 

Tonight the Atlanta Hawks look for their third consecutive victory over the Washington Wizards this season. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the Hawks as -3 ½ point favorites over the Wizards.

The Atlanta Hawks trying to push up the division for a nice playoff spot has won four out of their last five games. Their last matchup was a 93-84 win on Friday night at home against the N.J. Nets. Atlanta shot 46.8% from the field and hit 7 out of 21 three point attempts. They were out rebounded 45-38 but limited their turnovers to eleven.

Leading the game in scoring and rebounds was Forward Josh Smith with 30 points and 12 boards. Jeff Teague put up 17 points on some good shooting going 5-8 from the floor and one of his two three-point shots. Joe Johnson had difficulty hitting his shots as he went 7-17 from the field and only hit one of his five of his shots from downtown. Marvin Williams had some good shooting from the bench hitting 5-8 of hi shots and 1-3 of his three pointers for 11 points.

Whenever the Washington Wizards put up a close contest it can be considered some what of a success as they get blown out frequently. Thursday against the Pacers they were leading until a 28-17 run in the forth ended the game in a loss for them 85-83 at home. Washington shot 42.3% from the floor and hit 5 out of a robust 18 three-point shots, while the turnovers were equal at 17 a piece.

Jordan Crawford lead the matchup in scoring with 21 points however it did not come easy as he hit 7 out of 15 shots from the floor but only hit 2 of his 9 three-point shots. John Wall put up 16 points on 4 – 11 shooting but hit 8 out of his 10 free throws to go with his game high 9 dimes. Chris Singleton shot the most effective hitting 6 out of 10 from the floor, 3 out of 4 three-point shots and nailing his only shot from the line.

Betting Prediction: The Atlanta Hawks have owned the Washington Wizards in 14 of their last 15 meetings. Tonight does not bode well for Washington as the Hawks have been outright winning games victorious in 4 out of their last 5. Look for Atlanta to blow out Washington in this one.

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