Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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The Boston Celtics travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.5.
The Celtics come into this game with an overall record of 7-6 and a road record of 3-2. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 103.7 points per game while giving up 97.8 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 5-3. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 100, good for a point differential of 1.4.
Isaiah Thomas comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Celtics. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Avery Bradley averages 15 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Boston. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jeff Teague averages 16.8 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Paul Millsap averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Boston averages 103.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.3 per game. The Celtics allow 97.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Atlanta averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 25.8 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 14th with 14.9 per game. The Hawks allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Hawks force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 6-6-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-8-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Injuries
11/23/15 PG Avery Bradley Knee probable Tuesday vs. Atlanta
11/23/15 PG Marcus Smart Leg out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/23/15 PG Jeff Teague Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Boston
11/23/15 G Kent Bazemore Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Boston
11/23/15 F Mike Muscala Foot injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Boston
11/23/15 F Paul Millsap Wrist injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Boston
11/23/15 F Tiago Splitter Hip injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Boston
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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