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Boston Celtics: Can they Withstand Atlanta’s Resurgence in NBA Playoff Showdown?

Hawks face Celtics with 3 consecutive wins

Boston Celtics: Can they Withstand Atlanta’s Resurgence in NBA Playoff Showdown?

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

The Hawks have been on a three-game winning streak and will be looking to extend it against Boston. They have a conference record of 19-26 and a 17-26 record against teams with winning records. On the other hand, the Celtics have a 38-8 record against Eastern Conference opponents and are second in the league in scoring with 121.1 points per game.

Boston has been averaging an impressive 16.6 made 3-pointers per game this season, compared to the 14.0 per game that Atlanta allows their opponents to give up. However, Boston has allowed its opponents to score an average of 109.6 points per game, which is only slightly below the Hawks’ average scoring output of 119.2 points per game

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