Hawks at Wizards - 4/12/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (60-19) at Washington Wizards (45-34)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, SPSO, CSNB
The Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards meet Sunday night at the Verizon Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look to build on their four-game winning streak. On the season, the Hawks are averaging 102.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting and are allowing 96.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Jeff Teague is averaging 16 points and seven assists while Al Horford is averaging 15.2 points and 7.2 rebounds. DeMarre Carroll is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Kyle Korver is dishing 2.6 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 51.3 percent from the field in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 13 when topping 100 points. Six of the Hawks last seven losses have come on the road. The Hawks are still winning games despite giving a lot of their key players limited minutes.
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The Washington Wizards look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 98.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting and are allowing 97.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.5 points and 10 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 15.2 points and 3.8 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Paul Pierce is dishing two assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 50.7 percent from the field and 40 percent from deep in their last five games. The Wizards have won eight of their last 10 home games. Nene is doubtful with an ankle injury.
The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 42-20-1 ATS in their last 63 games overall. The Wizards are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 7-3-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
In a toss game game between two teams that are likely going to rest guys, give me the home team and the small chalk.