The Boston Celtics will look to close out their series against the Hawks in Atlanta tonight as the Celtics currently have a 3-1 series lead. All NBA odds can be found by visiting Just Bet sportsbook.
The Hawks have had a solid season, but it is their offense that has let them done so far in this series and is the reason they find themselves down 3-1. They are obviously in a must win situation here at home and truly find themselves against the wall. The Celtics jumped on the Hawks early in game 4 and never looked back. The Hawks ended up not putting up much of a fight en route to a 101-79 loss.
The Celtics have continued their strong second half play into the playoffs as they have completely outplayed the Hawks thus far. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 24 points and Rajon Rondo continued his out of this world play with 20 points and 16 assists. The duo will try with the rest of the Celtics to put away the Hawks so they can have the maximum amount of rest heading into their second round matchup.
The total has gone over in ten of the last twelve games for Atlanta, but the Hawks are just 2-4 against the spread in their last six home games against the Celtics. Boston has been red hot lately, winning five of their last six heading into game five on Tuesday.
We think that the Celtics understand the urgency of closing the Hawks out tonight so their veterans can rest. You will actually get points with the Celtics as well which is what we advise with the wager at sportsbooks.