The Atlanta Hawks (32-33) visit the Washington Wizards (31-34) at Capital One Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. The Wizards are slight, 2.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the game is set at 237.
How to bet Hawks vs. Wizards
Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -142 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +121 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 237 points.
Hawks vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Hawks vs. Wizards Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Hawks are 28-35-2 this season. Atlanta has come away with 21 wins in the 36 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Hawks games this year have gone over the point total 55.4% of the time (36 out of 65 games with a set point total).
The Wizards are 30-33-2 against the spread this season. Washington is 16-24 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40% of those games). The Wizards have eclipsed the over/under 49.2% of the time this year (32 of 65 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Hawks vs. Wizards Injury Report
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What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta is posting 117.1 points per game (sixth-ranked in NBA) this year, while ceding 117.1 points per contest (21st-ranked). On offense, the Hawks put up 117.1 points per game in home games, compared to 117.2 points per game when playing on the road. In their last 10 games, the Hawks have been scoring 122.7 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 117.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
This year, Atlanta is sinking 10.7 three-pointers per game (23rd-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.3% (19th-ranked) from downtown. The Hawks are attempting 61.6 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 67% of the shots they’ve taken (and 75.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 30.3 threes per contest, which are 33% of their shots (and 24.2% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington puts up 113.2 points per game and allow 113.3, ranking them 19th in the NBA offensively and 15th defensively. At home, the Wizards score 113.1 points per game. On the road, they average 113.3. The Wizards have fared better offensively over their last 10 games, averaging 113.4 points per contest, 0.2 more than their season average of 113.2.
In 2022-23, Washington is 20th in the league in 3-point makes (11.4 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). In 2022-23, the Wizards have taken 63.6% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.4% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.8% of the Wizards’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 27.2% have been 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Wizards, and we predict that Wizards will cover the spread (Hawks -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 237 points.
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