The Boston Celtics (30-32) try to bounce back from a surprising loss as they take on the Atlanta Hawks (27-32) at the TD Garden on Tuesday. The Celtics are coming off a 128-107 loss against the Pacers in Indianapolis on Sunday, but are 13-3 straight up and 9-7 ATS in the last 16 games at any venue.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Atlanta Hawks +1 (-114)
- Hawks vs. Celtics Over/Under: 224.5 points
The Hawks are 7-3 ATS and 5-5 O/U in their last 10 games and are coming off a 127-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday for their third win in their last four games.
Boston has won nine of its last 12 contests at home and the Celtics beat the Hawks, 105-95 in their last matchup. The Celtics are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games, 5-1 SU in their last six home outings and 6-1 SU in their last seven contests when playing at the TD Garden against the Hawks.
The Hawks covered a 3.5-point spread after dismantling the Raptors led by the 41 points and 11 assists from Trae Young. But Atlanta has to get more offensive support for Young, who got help from Kevin Huerter and De’Andre Hunter as they combined for 28 points against the Raptors.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 120 Atlanta Hawks – 113 Boston Celtics
- Over/Under — OVER 224.5 points
A look at Monday’s predictions:
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