Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 107.3 points per game while giving up 100.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 4-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per game and surrendering 96.8, good for a point differential of 10.5.
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Jimmy Butler comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Dwyane Wade averages 16.9 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Dennis Schroder averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 6.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Chicago averages 107.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 57.4 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.7 per game. The Bulls allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 26.4 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Atlanta averages 107.3 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 57.3 rebounds per game and 27.3 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 25th with 16.8 per game. The Hawks allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Hawks force 19.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Bulls have an offensive rating of 113.4 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Chicago turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 107.1 and they have a defensive rating of 96.6. They get 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 17.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/01/16 PG Michael Carter-Williams Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/08/16 G Kyle Korver Personal expected to miss Tuesday vs. Cleveland
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -4
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