Another exciting NBA Friday going on today with 10 matchups taking place at night! This time arounds we are taking the safe road with an easy basketball betting pick. However, depending on how you place your basketball bet, will determine your betting profit margin. Without further ado, here is our Hawks vs Wizards Betting Pick from our sports handicapping experts.
According to the sports betting experts, the Washington Wizards are a struggling team and currently last in the rankings. However, there might be some hope since they will have the home advantage playing at the Capital One Arena.
Hawks vs Wizards Betting Prediction and Analysis for 01/29/2021
The Atlanta Hawks are currently having a 9-9 record and have been improving the defense. However, they did lose 132-128 against the Brooklyn Nets last Wednesday in overtime. Therefore, they will be playing against the Wizards with low morale.
According to betting odds statistics, Trae Young led Atlanta Hawks by scoring in the double digit with 28 points. Furthermore, he had 14 assists while John Collins had 21 points and 8 rebounds. Even thought the Hawks will be playing after coming from a loss, they do have a 5-1 record in their last 6 games.
Therefore, the Hawks are still in a winning momentum after having a hard time at the beginning of the season.
On the other hand, the Wizards are literally at the bottom of the barrel. This is because they have lost their last 6 games of 7 and are home after a 3-game road trip. In addition, they lost by 17 points against New Orleans with or-a final score of 124-106.
Bradley Beal of the Wizards had a game high of 47 points on a 17-for-37 shooting performance. However, 1 person cannot carry the entire. Furthermore, Garrison Mathews did have 15 points to the final score with 4 rebounds.
The Wizards know that they must have a win in order to turn their season around. Furthermore, the team is only average when it comes to scoring but do have a 115 points per game average.
Hawks vs Wizards Betting Pick
Game time: 01/29/2021 at 7:00 PM EDT
Bet on Over 234
The favorite team to win are the Atlanta Hawks at -5 and a money line at -210. In addition, Washington will probably have their main players on the court. Since the Wizards rank first in temp and third worst in defense, it will be a high scoring game. Thus, Hawks will win and cover the game with a final score of 122-117.