Atlanta Hawks vs. Washington Wizards: 1/29/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 29, 2021

Bradley Beal leads the Washington Wizards (3-11) into a matchup with the Atlanta Hawks (9-9) after scoring 47 points in a 124-106 loss to the Pelicans. The Wizards are 4.5-point underdogs in the game on Friday, January 29, 2021, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The matchup’s over/under is set at 232.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Wizards Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Hawks-4.5-110-110232-110-110
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Head to Head

Atlanta and Washington have each won five of their last 10 head-to-head matchups. The Wizards have an advantage against the spread (2-1) when playing the Hawks.

Hawks vs Wizards in 2020-21
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
3/6/2020WizardsWizards-5.5240-220180Regular Season118-112 WAS
1/26/2020HawksHawks-1241.5-114-105Regular Season152-133 ATL
1/10/2020HawksWizards-1.5238-121102Regular Season111-101 WAS
2/4/2019WizardsRegular Season137-129 ATL
1/2/2019WizardsRegular Season114-98 WAS
12/18/2018HawksRegular Season118-110 ATL
12/5/2018HawksRegular Season131-117 WAS
4/6/2018WizardsRegular Season103-97 ATL
1/27/2018HawksRegular Season129-104 WAS
12/27/2017HawksRegular Season113-99 ATL
  • 3/6/2020 DNP – Hawks: Trae Young
  • 1/26/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker; Wizards: Rui Hachimura
  • 1/10/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker; Wizards: Bradley Beal, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta is solid against the spread, going 10-8 on the season.
    • The Hawks have posted an even record of 5-5 against the spread when the spread is -4.5 or higher.
    • Atlanta and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 5 of 18 games this season (27.8%).
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 6-8 ATS.
    • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Wizards have a record ATS of 0-2.
    • Washington has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 64.3% of matchups this season (9 out of 14 chances).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In six of 18 opportunities (33.3%) this season, the Hawks and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s over/under of 232 points.
    • Washington has played in eight games this season (out of 14 total matchups — 57.1% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 232 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 3.2 fewer points per game (228.8) than this game’s over/under of 232 points.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 231.1 points per game, 0.9 less than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The Hawks’ average point total in matchups this year is 223.8, 8.2 points below the total in this game.
    • The average over/under in Wizards games this year is 4.1 more points than the point total of 232 in this outing.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring (26.2 points per game) and assisting (8.8 assists per game).
    • Clint Capela paces Atlanta with 14.5 rebounds per game.
    • Bogdan Bogdanovic connects on 2.3 threes per game to lead the Hawks.
    • Atlanta’s blocks leader is Capela, who records 2.3 per game. Cameron Reddish leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook is number one on the Wizards leaderboard in both rebounds (9.7 per game) and assists (10.2 per game).
    • Beal has outperformed his Washington teammates in scoring, putting up 35.4 points per game to go with 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists.
    • Davis Bertans leads the Wizards in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
    • Beal is at the top of Washington’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Thomas Bryant leads the squad in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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