The Atlanta Hawks visit the Chicago Bulls on Monday for a battle of Eastern Conference playoff contenders. Chicago returns to action for the first time since taking on the Detroit Pistons in Paris on Thursday. The Bulls are 21-24 overall and 12-10 at home, with the Hawks coming in at 24-23 after five wins in their last six games. Onyeka Okongwu (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Atlanta, while Lonzo Ball (knee) remains out for Chicago.
Caesars Sportsbook lists Chicago as a 1-point home favorite, and tip-off is set for 8:00 PM ET. The total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, or the over/under, is 239 in the latest Hawks vs. Before making NBA predictions with the Bulls vs Hawks game, be sure to check out SportsLine’s proven model NBA predictions and betting tips.
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- Hawks vs Bulls spread: Bulls -1
- Hawks vs. Bulls over/under: 239 points
- Money Line Hawks Vs. Bulls: Bulls -115, Hawks -105
- ATL: The Hawks are 10-13-1 against the spread in road games
- CHI: The Bulls are 11-10-1 against the spread in home games
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Why the Hawks can cover
The Hawks are dynamic on offense, shooting nearly 48 percent from the field, and Atlanta wins at the rim with 82.4 percent shooting at the free throw line and fewer than 13 turnovers per game. Atlanta is anchored by star guards, with Dejounte Murray averaging 21.0 points, 6.1 assists and 5.0 rebounds with Trae Young producing 27.1 points and 9.8 assists per contest. The Hawks are playing well lately, going 5-1 in their last six games, and Atlanta is scoring well over 1.2 points per possession in those games.
Defensively, the Hawks are holding opponents to 34.4 percent shooting from 3-point range, a top-five mark, and Atlanta is creating 14.9 turnovers per game. Chicago is last in the league with 10.8 second-chance points per game on offense, and the Bulls are grabbing just 23.3 percent of available offensive rebounds, 28th in the league.
Why the Bulls can cover
Chicago has a pair of top scorers in DeMar DeRozan and Zach Lavine, averaging over 24 points per game with high efficiency. The Bulls are in the top 10 in the NBA in shooting efficiency, including a mark of 48.9 percent in field goal attempts and 37.2 percent in 3-point attempts. Chicago is shooting nearly 82% from the free throw line, and the Bulls are averaging just 13.7 turnovers per game. Defensively, the Bulls are above average in defensive efficiency, giving up just 113.1 points per 100 possessions.
Chicago is terrific on the defensive glass, securing 73.4% of defensive rebounds, and the Bulls are No. 2 in the NBA in allowing just 12.2 second-chance points per game. The Bulls are giving up just 12.5 fast break points per game, a top-five mark, and Chicago is in the top ten in turnovers created (15.1 per game), steals (7.6 per game ) and free throw prevention (23.0 attempts per game). game).
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