Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 12, 2021

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The Atlanta Hawks (38-31) are favored (by 7 points) to extend an eight-game home winning streak when they host the Washington Wizards (32-37) on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup's over/under is set at 240.5.

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Hawks vs Wizards Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Hawks-7-110-110240.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Atlanta's matchups this season, the Hawks and their opponents have eclipsed Wednesday's point total of 240.5 points 12 times (17.4% of opportunities).
  • In 26 out of Washington's 69 games this year (37.7%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Wednesday's matchup.
  • The over/under for the game of 240.5 is 10.5 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Hawks (113.4 points per game) and the Wizards (116.6 points per game).
  • This game's point total is 9.9 fewer points than the 230.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Hawks have seen a 225.2 average over/under in their games this season, 15.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.1 points separates this contest's over/under (240.5 points) and the average total points bet in Wizards' games (235.4 points) this season.

Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has a 34-33 record against the spread this season.
  • The Hawks have not fared well as a 7-point favorite, going 5-6 against the spread when favored by at least 7 points.
  • Atlanta has covered the over/under less than half of the time, in 31 of 67 games (46.3%).

Hawks Key Players

  • Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring (25.6 points per game) and assisting (9.5 assists per game).
  • Atlanta's rebounding leader is Clint Capela, who pulls down 14.4 per game.
  • The Hawks are led by Bogdan Bogdanovic from beyond the arc. He knocks down 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Atlanta's blocks leader is Capela, who collects 2.1 per game. Cam Reddish leads the team averaging 1.3 steals an outing.

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Hawks Last 10 Games

Hawks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHawks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/10/2021Wizards125-124 ATLYesHome-7.5240.5-1200750Regular SeasonNoOver
5/6/2021Pacers133-126 INDNoAway+4.5253.5200-250Regular SeasonNoOver
5/5/2021Suns135-103 ATLYesHome-4.5247.5-250200Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/3/2021Trail Blazers123-114 ATLYesHome-8.5249.5-450340Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/1/2021Bulls108-97 ATLYesHome-4.5232.5-225185Regular SeasonYesUnder
Hawks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-45-54-6-0225111.9113.1+4.837.6%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks:Tony Snell: Day To Day (Achilles),Kevin Huerter: Day To Day (Hip),Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),De'Andre Hunter: Out (Injury Management)

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a 37-31 record against the spread, covering in 54.4% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Wizards have gone 4-4 against the spread.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season -- 35 of 68 (51.5%).

Wizards Key Players

  • Russell Westbrook has racked up 11.6 rebounds and 11.6 assists per game, putting him atop the Wizards leaderboards in those categories.
  • Washington's Bradley Beal puts up 31.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.
  • Davis Bertans is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Wizards, hitting 2.9 threes per game.
  • Washington's leader in steals is Westbrook (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Daniel Gafford (1.4 per game).

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Wizards Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWizards MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/10/2021Hawks125-124 ATLNoAway+7.5240.5750-1200Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Pacers133-132 WASYesAway-2.5249.5-155125Regular SeasonNoOver
5/6/2021Raptors131-129 WASNoAway+4.5222.5240-300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Bucks135-134 MILNoAway+3.5265.5230-275Regular SeasonYesOver
5/3/2021Pacers154-141 WASYesHome-14.5268.5-30001300Regular SeasonNoOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-46-49-1-0254.3130124.3+1.636.5%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:Bradley Beal: Out (Hamstring),Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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