Boston Celtics Favorites to Defeat Atlanta Hawks in High-Stakes NBA Matchup

Hawks face Celtics with 3 consecutive wins

The Boston Celtics, currently leading the Eastern Conference with a record of 57-15, are set to face off against the Atlanta Hawks, who sit in 10th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 33-39. The game will take place in Atlanta on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE for the game, Boston is favored by -16 points and there is an over/under of 227.5 points.

Atlanta will look to break their three-game winning streak and defeat Boston in this matchup. The Hawks have a conference record of 19-26 and a 17-26 record against teams with winning records. In contrast, the Celtics have a strong record of 38-8 against Eastern Conference opponents and are second in the league in scoring with an average of 121.1 points per game.

The Hawks average 119.2 points per game, which is about 9.6 more than what they allow their opponents to score (109.6). Boston has been averaging an impressive number of made three-pointers this season, with a total of 16.6 per game compared to the Hawks’ defensive average of allowing just over 14 per game on threes.

This will be the fourth time these two teams meet this season, with Boston taking home victory in their last encounter on March

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