|Written by Michael|
Bet on the NBAOn one hand, the Atlanta Hawks are struggling on the injury front while the Boston Celtics struggle when playing away from home. All these things make for a real exciting contest.
In terms of statistics, Atlanta has won consecutive matches by more than 10 points. On the other hands, Celtics have lost two matches in a row, which is not a good sign for the match of this magnitude. No one can say with full conviction who is going to play for the Atlanta after four players were unable to take part against Cleveland.
Talking about the Boston Celtics, they are currently in the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference, 2 1/2 games behind Atlanta. Although, there is not much injury concern for Atlanta but playing away, team is struggling. As a matter of fact, they were not able to beat the likes of Sacramento.
For Celtics, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo need to enhance their level in order to give Hawks a run for their money. Looking at the past record, Boston manage to win two matches out of three against Hawks last season, even without the services of Rondo.
Coming to the basketball betting odds, Atlanta Hawks is a slight favorite at 1.87 while you can back Boston Celtics at 2.14. The match odds market clearly suggest that this match is going to be a tight affair and whichever team manage to play big points better is going to win it.
If you are looking for a start, you can back Boston Celtics with a three point start at the odds of 1.83. If you are of the opinion that Hawks are easily going to cover the three point start, you can back them at odds of 2.12. The total match points market is set at under 183.5 points and over 183.5 points. You can back under 183.5 points at 2 while over 183.5 points are available at 1.90.