Hawks vs Wizards Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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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

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hawks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -142 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +121 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 237 points.

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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).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Hawks

Hawks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 58 26.6 3 10.1 1.1 0.2 2.1
Dejounte Murray 60 21 5.4 6 1.5 0.3 2.1
De’Andre Hunter 55 15.6 4.3 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.6
Saddiq Bey 60 14.5 4.6 1.6 0.9 0.2 2
Bogdan Bogdanovic 40 14.4 3.2 2.9 0.9 0.4 2.8

Wizards

Wizards Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bradley Beal 43 23.3 3.8 5.4 0.8 0.7 1.7
Kristaps Porzingis 55 22.9 8.6 2.6 0.9 1.5 2.1
Kyle Kuzma 59 21.4 7.3 3.8 0.5 0.5 2.6
Corey Kispert 57 9.5 2.8 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.9
Deni Avdija 63 8.9 6.3 2.5 0.9 0.4 0.9
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Hawks vs. Wizards Injury Report

Wizards: Monte Morris: Out (Back)

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).

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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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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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