Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics 4-18-23 NBA Best Picks, Odds and Tips

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics 4/18/23 – On Tuesday night in Boston, the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics continued their Eastern Conference Best of Seven first-round series. In game one, Boston won by a 30-point margin before eventually settling for 112-99. The Boston Celtics are highly favored to win this game based on the basketball betting stats.

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET

Location: TD Garden Boston, MA


Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics 4/18/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +405

Spread: +10 (-107)

Total: 229.5 over (-110)


Moneyline: -510

Spread: -10 (-113)

Total: 229.5 under (-110)

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Analysis

Atlanta Hawks will enter this game with an overall record of 42-42 this year. They have allowed 12.9 times of possession loss per game while also committing 18.8 fouls per contest as a unit. Atlanta also grabbed 44.4 rebounds per contest on average during 2018 and have totaled 2,049 assists so far – 18th best among NBA clubs for passing abilities. The Hawks are shooting 35.2% on 3-point attempts and 81.8% from the free throw line, averaging an impressive 118.4 points per contest while shooting 48.3% overall from the floor. On defense, the Hawks have forced opponents into 14.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.7 personal fouls per game. Their opponents are only making 35.6% of shots from distance while ranking 26th in points per game allowed. The Hawks defense is giving up an opponent field goal percentage of 48.6% and surrendering 44.1 boards per game as an organization. They rank 23rd among league clubs for giving away assists to opponents with 2,131 conceded for this season alone.

In their last match against the Hawks, the Boston Celtics prevailed with a 112-99 scoreline victory. Boston boasts an overall record of 58-25 this season and are currently committing an average of 18.8 fouls each game while shooting an impressive 81.2% at free throw line. They average dishing out 26.7 assists per contest while turning over 13.4 times during every contest. Boston has amassed 9,671 points this season and have secured 45.3 boards per contest on average. Their offensive execution stands out at 47.5% from the floor – ranking them 14th overall in basketball. The Celtics currently rank fifth in the league in points allowed per game at 111.4, forcing 12.7 turnovers per game and permitting opponents to shoot 46.3% from the floor. Boston’s defense allows 34.5 percent of 3-point attempts and their opponents convert 76.9% of shots from the free throw line, leading to 23.1 assists and 44.0 boards each game; ranking them 2nd and 18th in the NBA respectively.

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Against the Spread

Atlanta are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games. Atlanta are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against Boston. Atlanta are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against Boston. Atlanta are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games on the road. Atlanta are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston.

Boston are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games. Boston are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games against Atlanta. Boston are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home. Boston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta. Boston are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Free Pick

Boston Celtics dominating here would come as no shock, given that they are the superior, more balanced team versus Atlanta’s nonexistent defense. Boston has too many weapons; for the Hawks to compete, they will need to shoot well and try to outscore them. The Boston Celtics will come out on top of this match as predicted by the NBA betting trends.

Free Pick: Boston Celtics -10 (-113)