Boston Celtics vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Playoffs Game 6 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Boston Celtics are 6.5-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 6 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on Thursday, starting at 8:30 PM ET on TNT. The Celtics hold a 3-2 series lead. The matchup’s over/under is set at 231.5.

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Celtics vs. Hawks Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Arena: State Farm Arena
  • Moneyline favorite: Celtics (-249)
  • Spread: Celtics (-6.5)
  • Total: 231.5

Celtics vs. Hawks Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics are 44-35-3 against the spread this season.
  • Boston is 19-23-1 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.
  • Celtics games have gone over the total 43 times this season.
  • Boston has combined with its opponents to put up more than 231.5 points in 38 of 82 games this season.
  • The average total in Celtics games this season is 229.4, 2.1 points fewer than Thursday’s over/under of 231.5.
  • The Hawks have gone 35-45-2 against the spread this year.
  • In games it has played as 6.5-point underdogs or more, Atlanta has an ATS record of 3-2.
  • Hawks games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 46 times this year.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have combined to score more than 231.5 points in 49 of 82 games this season.
  • The 231.5-point total for this game is 5.1 points below the 236.6 points per game average total in Hawks games this season.

Celtics vs. Hawks Statistics and Rankings

Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Hawks AVG Hawks Rank
4th 117.9 Points Scored 118.4 3rd
4th 111.4 Points Allowed 118.1 25th
7th 45.3 Rebounds 44.4 10th
20th 9.7 Off. Rebounds 11.2 9th
2nd 16 3pt Made 10.8 24th
7th 26.7 Assists 25 18th
7th 12.7 Turnovers 12.4 4th

Celtics vs. Hawks Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread seven times in their last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • Boston’s last 10 contests saw five go over the total.
  • The past 10 Boston games averaged 3.3 fewer points (228.2) than this matchup’s point total.
  • During their last 10 games, the Celtics have scored 1.9 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Hawks have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall in their past 10 games.
  • Atlanta has gone over the total in eight of its past 10 outings.
  • Atlanta’s average total over the last 10 games is 0.7 points greater than the 231.5 total listed for this matchup.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Hawks’ points per game average is 120.9, 2.5 points higher per game than their season-long scoring average.

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