Wizards vs. Hawks odds, 2017 NBA playoffs: Washington underdog in Game 6 matchup

Charles Oakley Mens Jersey The home team is 5-0 straight up and 4-1 against the spread in this series between the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards will try to be the first team to win on the road and close out the series this Friday night in Game 6.

Washington is a 3-point road underdog in Atlanta at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. In the team’s last two games in Atlanta, the Wizards were 2.5-point underdogs and lost both games by double digits.

Game 5 was the closest game of the series on Wednesday night, with Atlanta trailing by only one point at the end of the first half and being within four points at the end of every quarter.

Jamaal Charles Mens Jersey But while the Wizards were never able to pull away, they were able to match blows with the Hawks throughout the game to take a 3-2 series lead.

Washington turned in its best defensive effort of the series, holding Atlanta to under 100 points for the first time in the last six games between the two teams in the 103-99 victory.

The Wizards are 9-5 SU and 11-3 ATS over their last 14 postseason road games per the OddsShark NBA Database. Washington has lost its last four playoff road games however, all against Atlanta.

Adebayo is a throwback big man: he’ll clean the glass, punch home dunks and provide a big body in the paint. If he improves as a shooter or shot blocker long-term the Lakers could have a real steal.

Swanigan was the best big in college basketball as a sophomore. He led the country in double-doubles and even developed a reliable three-point shot. His biggest issue will be defending in space.