Celtics vs Hawks Recap (3/25/24): Betting Analysis & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on March 26, 2024 - Last Updated on March 28, 2024
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Celtics Hawks Recap 3/25/24

Despite 37 points from Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics lost to the Atlanta Hawks on Monday 120-118. The loss for the Celtics comes after blowing a 30-point lead to Atlanta and ends their nine-game winning streak. Boston still has the best record in the NBA at 57-15. Boston gets the chance to make up for the loss as it next plays the Hawks at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday in Atlanta.

Betting recap for Celtics vs. Hawks on Monday

The Celtics entered Monday night’s game against the Hawks as -10.5-point favorites at most Massachusetts sportsbooks. And while NBA betting odds had the over/under around 225.5 points, the score ultimately hit the over, with Boston losing by two points.

Celtics vs. Hawks post-game statistical analysis for March 25

Entering Monday’s game with the Hawks, the Celtics had the best record in the Eastern Conference at 57-14. The 120-118 defeat snapped a nine-game winning streak. Boston is now 25-12 in away games for the season to date.

The Hawks were 31-39 heading into the game and 10th in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta was down by 30 points late in the game but managed to stun the visitors for a two-point upset. The Hawks are now 1-2 against the Celtics this season.

Team Statistics Boston Celtics Atlanta Hawks
Assists 2130
Field Goals47-9546-87
Field Goal %49.552.9
Three Pointers11-3818-36
Three Point %28.950.0
Free Throws13-1910-17
Free Throw %68.458.8

Celtics vs. Hawks player highlights from Monday night

As the pregame Celtics betting odds showed, Monday’s game wasn’t expected to be that close. And it didn’t start that way. But Atlanta fought back and picked up the historic comeback win. Here are the leaders from Monday’s game:

Boston Celtics leaders from Monday night’s game against the Hawks

With Jrue Holiday out against the Hawks due to a shoulder issue, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown led the charge Monday night. The duo scored 37 points and 24 points respectively, though that still wasn’t enough for Boston to claim a win. Here are the top Celtics players from Monday:

  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 37 PTS, 8 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 24 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 17 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 AST
  • Payton Pritchard (PG): 15 PTS, 5 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Sam Hauser (SF): 6 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 AST

Hawks leaders from Monday night’s game against the Celtics

Without Trae Young, Atlanta saw Dejounte Murray continue to run the offense with 15 assists. De’Andre Hunter led all scorers with 24 points. Here are the top five Hawks players from Monday night’s game:

  • De’Andre Hunter (SF): 24 PTS, 7 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (SG): 22 PTS, 4 RBS, 3 AST
  • Dejounte Murray (SG): 19 PTS, 5 RBS, 13 ASTS
  • Vit Krejci (PG): 16 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 AST
  • Clint Capela (C): 14 PTS, 12 RBS, 3 ASTS
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