- The Chicago Bulls see -110 odds to cover the -8.5 spread against the Atlanta Hawks at home.
- The Bulls covered the 3.5-point spread against Atlanta on the road in their last outing, beating the Hawks 130-118.
- Chicago is on a four-game streak of covering the spread.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls are currently on a four-game winning streak where they have also covered the spread in all these outings. The Bulls see an 8.5-point spread as home favorites against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.
Atlanta Hawks Vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
- Hawks Moneyline: +315
- Bulls Moneyline: -420
- Spread: Bulls -8.5
- Totals: Over/Under 222
Chicago recently covered against the Hawks, facing them in Atlanta in their last outing. Chicago saw a -3.5 spread on the road and managed to win by 12.
This is likely why legal sports betting sites set the home spread so much higher this time around.
Chicago averages 110.1 PPG and allows opponents 106.6 PPG. Both rank 11th in the league.
Bulls In Better Form As Of Late
Chicago sees a slight uptick in scoring output at home with their PPG jumping to 112.2. The Bulls also have seen a bump in productivity recently, seeing their PPG increase to 114.7 over the last 10 games where the Bulls are 8-2 overall and 7-3 against the spread.
Meanwhile, the Hawks have been struggling. While Atlanta normally averages 110.1 PPG, over their last five outings the Hawks have gone 1-4 and have averaged just 103.1 PPG.
Atlanta is also 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 and 1-4 in their last five. The Hawks saw the return of Trae Young who was out due to COVID-19 protocols, but his 29 point night was unable to push the Hawks past the Bulls.
Feels good to be back🙏🏽
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) December 28, 2021
NBA betting sites do not expect much of a difference in this outing either, as the Bulls see (-420) odds overall to win on the moneyline.
Another aspect that leans in the Bulls’ favor is their overall point differential. While Chicago sits with a +3.5 differential on the season, this has jumped to +11.7 over the last three games. Atlanta sees a +0.4 differential which has fallen to -8.0 in their last three games.
Based on how both teams are trending, Chicago should be able to cover against the struggling Hawks. Things tip-off at 8 p.m. EST on NBC and NBA League Pass.
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