Atlanta vs Boston NBA Playoffs Game 6 Betting Preview

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on Wednesday,April 27, 2016 11:33, EST in

It’s a do or die game at the TD Garden in Boston on Thursday; as the Atlanta Hawks take on the Boston Celtics. This is the 6th game in the best of 7 series in the first round of the Eastern Conference postseason. The Atlanta Hawks are coming off their blowout pro hoops odds win on Tuesday, in which gave them the 3-2 advantage. The Boston Celtics are looking for their third win of the series at home. Both of these teams finished the regular season with 48 wins, which was a four way tie for third in the East.

How To Bet on the Hawks vs. Celtics Game 6 Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Thursday, April 28, 2016, 8:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden in Boston
TV: TNT
Radio: Celtics and Hawks
Stream Option: NBAonTNT
NBA Odds: Celtics -2

Why Bet the Celtics

Brad Stevens is in his second season as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Last season, the Celtics were swept in four quick games against Cleveland. This season, Boston knows they are going to have to win two in a row to move on. The negative part for Boston has been the loss of Avery Bradley. The Celtics will need even more from their point guard Isaiah Thomas. Thomas has been fantastic; leading the team with more than 22 points per game. Boston scored 105.7 points per game, which ranked 5th in all of the league.

Why Bet the Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are coming off a season a year ago, in which they won 60 games during the regular season. This season, the Hawks have won 48 games, but lost their final two of the regular season. Paul Millsap and Al Horford lead the charge for the Hawks in the paint. Millsap is the top scorer for Atlanta, as he is scoring 17.1 points per game. The Hawks were the second best passing team in the league, as they fished out more than 25 assists per game. Jeff Teague led the team with 5.9 assists per game.

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Expert Score & Prediction

The Boston Celtics are in a do or die situation, and they know they have their backs to the wall. Brad Stevens would love to find a way to get to a Game 7, and take their chances. The Boston Celtics are hoping they can get their point guard Isaiah Thomas to better health, after he left Game 5 with an injury. Look for Thomas to play in this game, and to be sharp. The Atlanta Hawks seem to be struggling on the road, and that will continue in this game. The bet for this game is the Boston Celtics -2 over the Atlanta Hawks.

The final score prediction: Celtics 103 – Hawks 93.