Hawks vs. Celtics Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Mar 28

Nov 15, 2023; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray (5) dribbles against the New York Knicks in the second half at State Farm Arena.
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Looking for Hawks vs. Celtics predictions? We have you covered as the Celtics travel to take on the Hawks on Thursday, Mar 28 at 7:30 ET. Currently, the total sits at 226.5 with the Celtics favored by 16 on the road. Check out our Hawks vs. Celtics player props and predictions.

Hawks vs. Celtics Odds

  • Spread: Celtics -16
  • Total 226.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 28
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: State Farm Arena, Atlanta GA
  • TV: NBCS

Celtics Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Celtics have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten road games, Boston has an ATS record of just 7-3. However, their overall record was 7-3 while averaging 119 points per game.
  • As the betting favorite, the Celtics have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 2-1.

Hawks Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Hawks have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Hawks last ten home games, the team averaged 106 points per game while allowing 113. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 3-7, while going 3-7 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Hawks have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Does Boston Stand a Chance on the Road?

Boston’s O/U record for the season is 36-35-1, and the over has hit in their last four games. On average, their games have seen 230.7 points scored, and today’s O/U line is 226.5.

This season, the Celtics have been favored in 69 of their 72 games. As the favorite, they have gone 55-14 straight-up and 35-31 ATS. Their scoring margin as the favorite is +12 PPG.

In their most recent game, the Celtics lost to the Hawks by a score of 120-118. The O/U line for that game was 225.5, and Boston was favored by 10.5 points. This dropped their ATS record to 37-32 for the season.

Boston is currently in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 57-15. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 38-8 and 19-7 in non-conference games. On the road, the Celtics are 25-12.

On the road, the Celtics are averaging 119 points per game, which is 2nd in the NBA. Overall, they are 2nd in the league with an average of 121.1 points per game.

When it comes to pace, Boston is 19th in the NBA with 97.4 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 9th in the league at 48%.

The Celtics are the top-ranked team in true shooting percentage. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 3rd in the league at 39%.

At present, the Celtics’ defense is ranked 6th, allowing 109.6 points per game. Opponents are hitting 52.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.7% of their three-point attempts.

Can the Hawks Grab a Win at Home?

In their last three games, the Hawks have covered the spread and have an ATS record of 26-46 for the season. Today, they are 16-point underdogs and have covered the spread in three straight home games.

Atlanta’s O/U record for the season is 39-33, and the over has hit in five straight games. Today’s line of 226.5 is lower than their season average of 239.7 points per game.

Against the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are 19-26 and are currently in 10th place in the East. In the Southeast Division, they are 3rd with a record of 33-39.

Atlanta’s most recent win came against the Trail Blazers, where they won by a score of 120-106. The O/U line for that game was 219.5, and the Hawks were favored by 12 points.

At home, the Hawks are averaging 122.7 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 5th in scoring at 119.2 points per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 6th in makes per game but 14th in three-point shooting percentage.

So far this season, Atlanta has outscored the NBA scoring average in 59.7% of their games. In terms of pace, the Hawks are 6th in the league at 100 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, Atlanta is 20th in the NBA at 46%. They are also 20th in two-point shooting percentage. However, they have been one of the better teams at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 6th in attempts per game.

Coming into the game, the Hawks will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 120.5 points per game (27th). Opponents are hitting 57.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 38.9% of their three-point attempts.

Hawks vs. Celtics Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Jayson Tatum and his points prop of 26.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -113 while the under is at -121. In his matchup vs. the Hawks, we are recommending to take the under on Jayson Tatum and his prop of 26.5 points. Our player projection model has him falling short of his prop with a projected 26.

  • The Prop: Jayson Tatum Under 26.5 Points (-121)

Hawks vs. Celtics Predictions

For a point-spread wager in this Celtics vs. Hawks game, we suggest taking the Hawks at +16. Even though our predictions have the Celtics winning 117-112, we see the Hawks as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the line is currently at 226.5, and our model projects the Celtics and Hawks to reach a combined total of 229 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

The Pick: Hawks +16 | at Fanduel Sportsbook