Hawks vs. Celtics Game 3 Pick
The Boston Celtics look to get on track in their series with the Atlanta Hawks when they meet in Game 3 tonight at 8PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Boston is the slight favorite at home tonight, as the Celtics are getting odds of -3 points against the Hawks. The over/under total is listed at 200.5 points. Atlanta currently has a 2-0 lead in the series.
Boston is now 48-36 on the season, 28-13 at home and 43-40-1 against the spread. Atlanta is 50-34 overall, 21-20 on the road and 43-40-1 against the spread. The Hawks picked up a 102-101 victory in Game 1 of the series and then followed that up with an 89-72 win in Game 2. The Hawks have won five straight over Boston now, covering in four of those five wins.
The Celtics couldn’t but a basket in Game 2, going just 28 of 88 from the field. Now Boston returns home where it won more than 66 percent of its games there. The Celtics are a gritty team and should be able to respond tonight. They are 15-7 ATS in their last 22 at home and 21-8 ATS in their last 29 games after scoring less than 75 points in their previous outing. The Hawks are 0-4 ATS in their last four road games. Look for that to be five straight after Game 3.
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