Public hammering red-hot Hawks
BOSTON, MA (The Spread) - The hottest team in the NBA right now is the Atlanta Hawks and public bettors are hammering them tonight in Boston.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Hawks are a 7-point road favorite over the Celtics for tonight's 8:00PM ET tip off but that hasn't scared off bettors. Per our public betting information, 88% of public bettors are currently backing Atlanta for this matchup.
The Hawks are a perfect 5-0 against the spread in their last five games versus Eastern Conference opponents and are 21-6 ATS in their last 27 road games. They're also 4-0 ATS in their last four Wednesday games and are 7-1 ATS in their last eight road games versus a team with a losing home record. The Hawks have also won nine straight games straight up.
That said, the Hawks are just 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games versus the Celtics, who are 0-4 ATS in their last four games versus Southeast opponents.