Celtics vs. Hawks: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Celtics vs. Hawks: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks are meeting in the opening round of the NBA Playoffs, with Game 3 coming up.

These teams match up for the second straight game after the Celtics beat the Hawks 119-106 on Tuesday. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics to the victory with a team-leading 29 points. Dejounte Murray notched 29 points in the Hawks’ loss.

When is Celtics vs. Hawks and when does it start?

This matchup between the Celtics and Hawks is set to start on Friday, April 21, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Celtics vs. Hawks

The Celtics and Hawks will hit the court at State Farm Arena for this matchup on April 21, and if you want to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN, BSSE, NBCS-BOS.

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Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Celtics have been favored 72 times and won 51, or 70.8%, of those games.

The Celtics average 117.9 points per game (just 0.2 fewer points than the 118.1 the Hawks give up).

The Celtics make 4.4 more threes per contest than the opposition, 16 (second-most in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.6.

The Celtics have scored at a much higher rate when playing at home than on the road in the 2022-23 season (120.5 at home versus 115.4 on the road), though they have allowed fewer points at home than away from home (110.5 opponent points per home game versus 112.4 on the road).

The Celtics have seen an increase in scoring lately, putting up 118 points per game in their last 10 outings, 0.1 points more than the 117.9 they’ve scored this season.

Hawks Stats, Odds & Insights

The Hawks score 118.4 points per game (third in NBA) and allow 118.1 (25th in league) for a +24 scoring differential overall.

The Hawks average seven more points per game (118.4) than the Celtics cede to opponents (111.4).

The Hawks are 24th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.8 per game) and 21st in 3-point percentage (35.2%).

At home the Hawks are better offensively, scoring 119.6 points per game, compared to 117.2 on the road. They’re also better defensively, giving up 117.4 points per game at home, and 118.9 on the road.

The Hawks are putting up 118.5 points per contest over their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 118.4.

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 74 30.1 8.8 4.6 1.1 0.7 3.2
Jaylen Brown 67 26.6 6.9 3.5 1.1 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 67 14.9 4.2 3.7 0.7 0.3 2
Derrick White 82 12.4 3.6 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 61 11.5 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.9

Hawks Key Players to Watch

Hawks Leaders
Trae Young 73 26.2 3 10.2 1.1 0.1 2.1
Dejounte Murray 74 20.5 5.3 6.1 1.5 0.3 1.8
De’Andre Hunter 67 15.4 4.2 1.4 0.5 0.3 1.5
Bogdan Bogdanovic 54 14 3 2.8 0.8 0.3 2.7
Saddiq Bey 77 13.8 4.7 1.5 0.9 0.2 2

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Author: Luis Escalante

Luis Escalante is a seasoned expert in NBA betting and Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. With over a decade of experience in sports analytics and a strong background in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting, Luis has become a well-respected and trusted authority in the industry. His extensive knowledge of data analysis and sports betting strategies has helped countless individuals make informed decisions and gain an edge in the competitive world of betting. Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014, Luis is committed to providing the highest quality insights and advice.