Bulls vs. Hawks - 3/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (44-30) at Chicago Bulls (36-36)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNC
The Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls square off early Monday night at the United Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look to remain red hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.6 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 99.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.2 points and 8.6 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.4 points and 3.2 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.9 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing five rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won six of their last seven road games.
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The Chicago Bulls look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 101.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.7 points and 4.5 assists while Pau Gasol is averaging 17 points and 11.2 rebounds. Derrick Rose is dishing 4.9 assists and Doug McDermott is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bulls are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.1 rebounds per game. The Chicago Bulls have won five of their last seven home games.
The Hawks are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 road games and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Bulls are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Chicago and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Bulls seem to have given up on the season with losses to garbage teams. Meanwhile, the Hawks are playing lights out ball lately. I'll take Atlanta and the small number.