Atlanta Hawks at Chicago Bulls NBA Point Spread Picks 1/23/2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 4 point favorites.
The Hawks have a record of 14-32. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -8.2 as they average 109.7 points per game while giving up 117.8 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 11-36 this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They average 101.1 points per game and surrender 111.1, good for a point differential of -10.0.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 20-25-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-20-0 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 20-24-2 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 19-27-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/30/18 G Kent Bazemore Ankle is out indefinitely
01/21/19 G Kevin Huerter Neck missed last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Chicago
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
10/20/18 G Denzel Valentine Ankle is out for season
01/16/19 F Wendell Carter Jr. Thumb is out indefinitely
Trae Young averages 16.1 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. John Collins comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Zach Lavine averages 22.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Kris Dunn averages 12.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 117.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they give up 27.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Atlanta averages 109.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 12th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 18.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 111.1 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24.7 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 47.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Chicago is 29th in the league with 101.1 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -10.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 27th in the league in rebounding with 41.7 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 21.6. The Bulls are 8th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Hawks are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 112.9, and their offensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 26th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Atlanta is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Chicago is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Bulls are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 112.2, and their offensive rating of 102.1 is ranked 22nd. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 27th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -4
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