Celtics vs Hawks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks (11-16) are  underdogs as they attempt to turn around a four-game losing streak when they visit the Boston Celtics (14-12) on Wednesday, February 17 at TD Garden. The matchup airs at 7:30 PM ET on NBCS-BOS. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 17, 2021, 1:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Celtics vs Hawks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 17

Celtics:
Marcus Smart: Out (Calf),
Kemba Walker: Out (Rest),
Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),
Daniel Theis: Out (Finger)

Hawks:
Rajon Rondo: Out (Back),
Kris Dunn: Out (Right ankle),
Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee),
De’Andre Hunter: Out (Right Knee)

Celtics and Hawks Records ATS

  • Boston is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 14-12.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Celtics are 8-6 against the spread this season.
  • 13 of 26 Boston games this season (50%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Atlanta has a 13-14 record ATS this season.
  • When they play as at least a 2-point underdog, the Hawks tend to cover the spread with a 7-6 record against the spread.
  • 40.7% of Atlanta’s 27 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Boston’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup total (223 points) in 13 out of 26 opportunities (50% of matchups).
  • In 48.1% of Atlanta’s games this season (13 of 27), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday’s 223-point over/under.
  • This season the average total for Celtics games is 219.5 points, 3.5 fewer than the over/under of 223 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Hawks’ games this season (225.6 points).
  • The Celtics have an average implied point total of 112.6 this season, which is 0.4 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (113).
  • This season, Boston has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (113) 11 times.
  • The Hawks’ average implied point total on the season (117 points) is six points higher than their implied total in this matchup (111 points).
  • This season, Atlanta has scored more than this game’s implied total of 111 points 17 times.
  • The Celtics are the NBA’s 22nd-highest scoring team (110.5 PPG), while the Hawks allow their opponents the 17th-fewest points per game (112.8) in the league.
  • The Celtics have totaled 38 more points than their opponents this season (1.5 per game on average), while the Hawks have been out-scored by one total points (zero per game average differential).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jaylen Brown leads the Celtics scoring 26.0 points per game.
  • Brown’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 32.5, 2.6 lower than his season average of 35.1.
  • Marcus Smart leads Boston with 6.1 assists per game and Tristan Thompson paces the squad with 8.4 rebounds per outing.
  • Smart’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 20.5, 1.4 less than his season average of 21.9.
  • The Celtics are led by Jayson Tatum from long distance. He makes 2.7 shots from deep per game.
  • Tatum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.8 shots higher than his season average of 2.7.
  • Smart leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Tacko Fall collects 1.3 blocks a game to pace Boston.
  • Smart’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals less than his season average of 1.8.

Hawks Leaders

  • Trae Young’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Hawks scoring and assists leaderboards with 25.9 points per game and 9.3 assists per game.
  • Young’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 39.5, 0.4 higher than his season average of 39.1.
  • Clint Capela collects all of the boards and is the Atlanta leader in rebounds, grabbing 14.0 per game.
  • Capela’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 25.5, 3.4 less than his season average of 28.9.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic leads the Hawks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Bogdanovic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Nobody on Atlanta grabs more steals than Kevin Huerter (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Capela (2.2 per game).
  • Huerter’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals higher than his season average of 1.2.

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