Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Picks 11/6/2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
State Farm Arena
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Zach Lavine and the Chicago Bulls (2-5, 5th in the Central Division) head to State Farm Arena on Wednesday where they'll take on the Atlanta Hawks (2-3, 3rd in the Southeast Division). The line on this game has Atlanta as 2.5 point favorites. The O/U opens at 220.
The Bulls cover the spread 28.6% of the time, having gone 2-5-0 ATS. Atlanta is covering 60.0% of the time, going 3-2-0 against the spread.
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/4/2019 Jr C Thumb Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Jr SF Ankle Game Time Decision
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/4/2019 Alex Len C Ribs Game Time Decision
11/4/2019 Allen Crabbe SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
11/4/2019 Evan Turner SG Achilles Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
11/4/2019 Chandler Parsons SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
11/1/2019 John Collins PF Ankle Game Time Decision
11/1/2019 Trae Young PG Ankle Game Time Decision
Lauri Markkanen averages 16.0 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Zach Lavine comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Trae Young averages 26.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jabari Parker averages 13.8 points per game while playing 22.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 18.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Chicago averages 105.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 23.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 29th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 104.4 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 21.0 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per game. Atlanta is 26th in the league with 103.4 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 13th in assists per contest with 24.0. The Hawks are 9th in turnovers per game with 17.6.
The Bulls are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 103.8 is ranked 18th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 26th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Chicago is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Atlanta is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 26th in the NBA. The Hawks are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 12th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta -2.5
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