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Hawks vs Celtics Game 4 clash

Atlanta HawksBoston Celtics
May 6, 7:00 PM | TD Garden

Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Odds

40-26TEAM RECORD39-27

The Boston Celtics are up 2-1 on the Atlanta Hawks in their first-round NBA playoff series as those teams prepare to battle in Game 4 of their set with the Celtics home favorites on Sunday.

The Celtics sit at 39-27 (34-31-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Hawks are currently 40-26 (36-27-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 29-37 OU, and Atlanta is 33-31-2 OU.

View Atlanta vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Hawks are listed as 5.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 172.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 17-rated Celtics and the No. 10-rated Hawks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 96-95 win for the Hawks on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 91.8 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 93.2 PPG. The Celtics field goal percentage has averaged 46% so far, more than the Hawks shooters have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.

Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 92.1 points per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.

Atlanta lost its last outing, a 90-84 result against the Celtics on May 4. The Hawks covered in that game as an 8-point underdog, while the 174 combined points took the game OVER the total. Atlanta got 29 points from Joe Johnson en route to a 90-84 loss against Boston on Friday at TD Garden.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Hawks at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Atlanta's last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games

Next up:
Atlanta home to Boston, Tuesday, May 8
Boston at Atlanta, Tuesday, May 8

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