Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards Expert NBA Picks 2/4/2019
Monday, February 4, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Monday, February 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6.5 point favorites.
The Hawks have a record of 17-35. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -7.5 as they average 110.4 points per game while giving up 118.0 per contest. The Wizards have an overall mark of 22-30. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They total 112.8 points per contest and give up 115.6, which is a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 23-29-0 against the spread this season
The Atlanta Hawks are 29-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 22-29-1 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 30-22-0 against the over/under this year
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out indefinitely
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Markieff Morris Neck is out 6-8 weeks
Trae Young comes into this game averaging 16.9 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 80%. John Collins averages 19.7 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 9.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Otto Porter scores 12.6 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Bradley Beal averages 24.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 37.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 110.4 points per contest, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 45.4 boards per contest and 25.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 1st with 18.6 per game. The Hawks allow 118.0 points per contest, which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 27.4 assists per game which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 10th in the NBA with 112.8 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.87. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the league. They are 28th in the NBA in rebounding with 40.8 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 25.8. The Wizards are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.9. The Wizards give up 115.6 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.8 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 47.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 29th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest this year.
The Hawks are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 112.9, and their offensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 27th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 20th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Atlanta is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Washington is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Wizards are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 112.4, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 25th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta +6.5
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