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Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Prediction 3-28-24 Picks

Boston Celtics (57-15) vs. Atlanta Hawks (32-39)
March 28, 2024 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +13; Over/Under: +226.5
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The Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks meet Thursday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Celtics vs Hawks prediction.

Boston Celtics Betting Preview

The Boston Celtics recently beat the Pistons and Bulls while losing to the Hawks. The Celtics follow up this game with a meeting against the Pelicans. The Boston Celtics are averaging 121.1 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 109.6 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Jayson Tatum is averaging 27.3 points and 8.2 rebounds, while Jaylen Brown is averaging 23.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis is the third double-digit scorer and Derrick White is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 80.7 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Celtics will meet the Pelicans after this one.

Atlanta Hawks Betting Preview

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off wins over the Hornets, Celtics, and Trail Blazers. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 119.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 120.5 points on 49.4 percent shooting. Dejounte Murray is averaging 22.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, while Bogdan Bogdanovic is averaging 16.5 points and 3.4 rebounds. Jalen Johnson is the third double-digit scorer, and De’Andre Hunter is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.3 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game.

Atlanta Hawks Team Facts

  • The Hawks have lost nine of their last 10 games against Atlantic Division opponents following a win.
  • The Hawks have covered the spread in each of their last six games against Eastern Conference opponents that held a winning record.
  • Each of the Hawks’ last five games have gone OVER the total points line.

Boston Celtics Team Facts

  • The Celtics have won each of their last 22 road games against opponents who are on the second leg of a back-to-back.
  • The Celtics have covered the spread in eight of their last nine games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Seven of the Celtics’ last eight games as road favorites against the Hawks have gone OVER the total points line.

Celtics vs Hawks prediction

The Celtics have been sitting with that historic collapse to the Hawks for a few days, and you know they’ll be motivated to get that nasty taste out of their mouth. However, the Hawks have now won 3 of the last 7 games against the Celtics, so they’ve had success against Boston lately. The Hawks have covered 4 of those 7 games. You can also argue the Hawks have more to play for in this game as they have a chance to move to the ninth seed. The Celtics have all but wrapped up the best record in the NBA. Ton of points here. Give me the Hawks.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Atlanta Hawks +13

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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