Hawks Face Celtics With Three Straight Wins

The Boston Celtics (57-15, first in the Eastern Conference) are set to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (33-39, 10th in the Eastern Conference) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE, the Celtics are favored by 16 points with an over/under of 227.5.

The Hawks will be looking to extend their three-game win streak with a victory over Boston. With a 19-26 record in Eastern Conference games and a 17-26 record against opponents with a winning record, Atlanta is struggling to keep up with the competition. On the other hand, the Celtics have a dominant 38-8 record against Eastern Conference opponents and boast the second-highest scoring average in the league at 121.1 points per game.

Despite Boston’s impressive offensive performance, Atlanta averages an impressive 119.2 points per game, which is 9.6 more than what the Celtics allow. The Hawks are known for their long range shooting, making an average of 44 threes per game compared to Boston’s average of just 38 threes given up per game.

This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams this season, with Boston winning each of their previous three contests against Atlanta. In their last matchup on March 25, Deā€™Andre Hunter led Atlanta with an impressive performance of 24 points as they came out victorious over Boston by one point at home (120-118).

Key players to watch in this game include Dejounte Murray for the Hawks, who is averaging an impressive 22.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, and is known for his high level of playmaking ability and stealing skills (6.2 assists and 1.5 steals), and Jayson Tatum for the Celtics, who is currently averaging an outstanding performance with his career high numbers such as 27

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