Hawks vs Wizards 1/10/2020 NBA Prediction, Pick, Tips
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards
Date: Friday, January 10, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -2
Troy Brown and the Washington Wizards (12-25, 4th in the Southeast Division) host the Atlanta Hawks (8-30, 5th in the Southeast Division) at Capital One Arena on Friday, January 10, 2020. The spread on this contest has Washington as 2 point favorites. The total is set at 218.
The Hawks cover the spread 44.7% of the time, having gone 17-21-0 ATS. Washington covers the spread 50.0% of the time, going 18-18-1 against the spread.
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/08/20 PF Bruno Fernando Personal is questionable Friday vs Washington
01/07/20 PF Jabari Parker Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/27/19 C Thomas Bryant Foot is out indefinitely
12/23/19 PF Davis Bertans Quad is out indefinitely
12/22/19 C Moritz Wagner Ankle is out indefinitely
12/17/19 PF Rui Hachimura Groin is out indefinitely
10/18/19 PG John Wall Achilles is out indefinitely
01/08/20 SG Bradley Beal Leg is questionable Friday vs Atlanta
01/08/20 SG Garrison Mathews Ankle is questionable Friday vs Atlanta
De'Andre Hunter comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Trae Young averages 29.2 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.5 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Troy Brown averages 10.3 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Ish Smith averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 107.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The Hawks allow 117.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 5th in the league with 114.9 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -5.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 25.7. The Wizards are 23rd in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Wizards surrender 120.2 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.5 assists allowed per contest and 24th with 46.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game.
The Hawks are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 113.3, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 27th. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 102.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Atlanta is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Washington is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Wizards are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 116.4, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 30th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +2
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