Can Hawks bounce back vs. Wizards?
Following a double-digit loss at home to the Washington Wizards on Monday, can the Atlanta Hawks bounce back and win in Washington tonight at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Wizards are favored at home in this game, as Washington is getting odds of -1 point against the Hawks. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 209 points.
Washington is 35-35 overall, 19-17 at home and 36-34 against the spread. Atlanta is 41-30 overall, 18-17 on the road and 37-33-1 against the spread. These two have split the two meetings during the season, with Atlanta getting a 114-99 win at home on Nov. 7 and the Wizards getting a 117-102 win in Atlanta on Monday night.
The Wizards are back on a hot streak, having won five straight while going 4-1 against the spread. Atlanta had a five-game win streak of their own snapped by Washington Monday and the Hawks are also 4-1 ATS in their last five. Washington hasn’t won six straight all season and Atlanta will be plenty motivated to take a win back from the Wizards tonight. Washington is just 4-9 ATS in their last 13 against a winning team while Atlanta is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games.
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