Hawks vs. Celtics Prediction
With the Celtics playing on tired legs, will their matchup against the Hawks tonight fall under at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Celtics are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Hawks after opening as a 5.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 215 and has been bet down to 212.
Atlanta enters play having lost six of its last 10 games and is just 4-6 against the spread during that 10-game stretch as well. The Hawks also own a losing ATS record on the season at 28-30, which includes a 15-15 ATS mark on the road.
Boston has won seven of its last 10 games, including a victory on Sunday in Detroit. The Celtics are just 4-6 against the spread during that same stretch, however, and are 11-17 ATS at home this season despite being 30-27 ATS on the season.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams and has cashed in five of the last seven meetings in Boston. The under is also 4-0 in the Hawks' last four games overall and is 4-1 in their last five road games. The under is 9-1 in the Celtics' last 10 home games coming off a road trip of seven or more days and has cashed in all four of their last four games versus an opponent with a winning record.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: HAWKS/CELTICS UNDER 212