Hawks vs. Wizards - 1/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (25-11) at Atlanta Hawks (28-8)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -4 -- Over/Under: 199 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, TSOH
The Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks play Sunday afternoon at the Philips Arena.
The Washington Wizards have won six of their last nine games and play their fourth road game of the month. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 99.9 points on 47.3 percent shooting and are allowing 97 points on 44.3 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.2 points and 10.3 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 15.2 points and 3.6 rebounds. Paul Pierce is shooting 45.3 percent from the field and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The Washington Wizards continue to click at an elite level offensively, as they’re shooting 48.4 percent from the field and 43.4 percent from deep in their last five games. The Wizards have won 12 of their last 13 games when topping 100 points. However, the Wizards have to prove they can win on the road, as they’ve lost three of their last four.
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The Atlanta Hawks have won seven straight games and play their second home game of the month. On the season, the Hawks are averaging 102.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting and are allowing 97.4 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Jeff Teague is averaging 17.5 points and 7.2 assists while Paul Millsap is averaging 17 points and 8.1 rebounds. Al Horford is grabbing 6.5 rebounds and Kyle Korver is shooting 49.7 percent from the field. The Atlanta Hawks continue to thrive off their elite level defense, as they’re holding teams to 42.1 percent shooting from the field and 32.2 percent from deep in their last five games. The Hawks have won 18 straight games when holding their opponent under 100 points. The Hawks continue to look more and more like a championship contender.
The Wizards are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 35-16 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The Wizards are 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Atlanta and 6-2-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
While the Hawks have been kind to us almost all year, and I still think the WIzards are the better team of the two and far more explosive. I just can't turn down the points here considering this is more of a toss up and Washington is playing equally well as of late.