Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 5/12/21

The Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks meet Wednesday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena.

The Washington Wizards look for a win after winning 13 of their last 17 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 116.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 118.8 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 31.4 points and 4.7 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 22 points and 11.6 assists. Rui Hachimura is the third double-digit scorer and Davis Bertans is grabbing three rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.

The Atlanta Hawks look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 113.4 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 111.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 25.6 points and 3.9 rebounds while John Collins is averaging 17.8 points and 7.5 rebounds. Bogdan Bogdanovic is the third double-digit scorer and De’Andre Hunter is grabbing five rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game.

The Wizards are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 road games and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Hawks are 21-8 ATS in their last 29 home games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. The over is 6-0 in Wizards last 6 overall. The over is 4-0 in Hawks last 4 overall. The over is 16-5-1 in the last 22 meetings in Atlanta.

The Washington Wizards are one of the hotter teams in the league with wins in 13 of their last 17 games and they nearly beat the Hawks on Monday without Beal. At the time of this article posting, Beal is probable to play. The Atlanta Hawks are winning their last five games by an average of 9.2 points, but they’ve been hit or miss all season long and aren’t a team you should be willing to lay big chalk with. The Wizards have been the better team this season and at full strength, it’s hard to turn down the free points here.

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