Hawks vs Celtics Game 6 Prediction NBA Playoffs 4/27
- Lm Tipster
- Apr 27, 2023, 12:17:15 AM
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The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks will face off in Game 6 of the first round. The Celtics lead the series 3-2 and will try to close it out on the road against the Hawks. In this article, we will provide you with free NBA picks for today's game and a detailed analysis of each team's offense, defense, and injuries. Our NBA experts have used their knowledge and expertise to give you the best possible prediction for this matchup.
The Boston Celtics are a formidable offensive team, ranking fifth in the NBA in points per game during the regular season with 114.7. Jayson Tatum has been their leading scorer, averaging 30.1 points per game, while Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown have been consistent contributors as well. However, the Celtics will be without Danilo Gallinari, who is out due to injury.
The Celtics have been a strong defensive team, ranking eighth in the league in points allowed per game during the regular season with 108.6. Marcus Smart has been the leader of their defense, with 1.5 steals per game and a reputation as one of the league's premier perimeter defenders. Robert Williams has also been a key contributor, averaging 1.8 blocks per game.
The Atlanta Hawks have also been a potent offensive force, averaging 114.3 points per game during the regular season. Trae Young has been the catalyst for their offense, leading the team in scoring with 26.2 points per game and 10.2 assists per game. John Collins and Clint Capela have also been key contributors to the team's offense. The Hawks have no significant injuries heading into Game 6.
The Hawks have been a slightly below-average defensive team, ranking 18th in the NBA in points allowed per game during the regular season with 112.2. De'Andre Hunter has been a standout defender for the Hawks, while Clint Capela has been a force on the glass, averaging 11 rebounds per game. The Hawks will need to tighten up their defense if they want to slow down the Celtics' potent offense.
The Celtics will be without Danilo Gallinari, who is out due to injury. The Hawks have no significant injuries heading into Game 6.
The Celtics have a potent offense and a strong defense, and they will be motivated to close out the series on the road. However, the Hawks will keep the game close enough to cover the +6.5 points spread. Trae Young has been on fire and the Hawks will have Murray back in the court which is it a huge boost to the offense. The Celtics are the better team but the Hawks have all the momentum on the series.
Pick: Hawks +6.5
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