Atlanta vs. Chicago Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Monday, February 12, 2024

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The Chicago Bulls (25-28) take on the Atlanta Hawks (24-29) on February 12, 2024 at State Farm Arena.

The Hawks take on the Bulls. The Hawks are favored by 3.5 points against the Bulls. The over/under for the game is 238.5.

Hawks vs. Bulls Odds

Point Spread for Hawks vs. Bulls

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hawks as the favorite.

Atlanta vs. Chicago Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Atlanta has -162 odds to win the game, while Chicago is listed at +136 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 238.5 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • When: Monday, February 12, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia
  • TV: NBCS

Hawks vs. Bulls Betting Trends

The Hawks are 17-36-0 against the spread this season. This season, Atlanta has won 17 out of the 28 games, or 60.7%, in which it has been favored. This season, Hawks games have hit the over 29 times.

The Bulls are 27-25-1 against the spread this season. Chicago has been chosen as underdogs in 27 games this year and has walked away with the win nine times (33.3%) in those games. Games involving the Bulls have hit the over 29 times this year.

Hawks vs. Bulls Key Players to Watch

Hawks

Trae Young is posting 27.1 points, 10.8 assists and 2.8 boards per contest. Dejounte Murray posts 21.7 points, 5.1 boards and 5.3 assists per contest, shooting 46.6% from the field and 37.2% from downtown, with 2.3 made 3-pointers per game. Bogdan Bogdanovic averages 16.8 points, 3.3 boards and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 42.6% from the field and 36.7% from beyond the arc, with 3.1 made 3-pointers per contest (10th in league). Jalen Johnson posts 15.7 points, 8.5 boards and 3.4 assists per contest, shooting 52.5% from the floor and 36.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.

Bulls

DeMar DeRozan averages 22.5 points, 4.1 boards and 5.2 assists, making 46.8% of his shots from the field and 34.0% from 3-point range, with 1.0 trey per game. Nikola Vucevic contributes with 17.5 points per game, plus 10.6 boards and 3.5 assists. The Bulls get 19.3 points per game from Coby White, plus 4.7 boards and 5.2 assists. Andre Drummond gives the Bulls 8.1 points, 8.5 boards and 0.5 assists per game, plus 1.1 steals and 0.6 blocks.

What you need to know about the Hawks

The Hawks have been forced to count on their offense, which ranks third-best in the NBA (121.7 points per game), as they rank second-worst in the league on defense with just 123.7 points allowed per contest. So far this season, the Hawks are averaging 44.8 boards per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) and allowing 44.7 rebounds per contest (23rd-ranked). The Hawks are dishing out 26.2 assists per game, which ranks them 18th in the NBA in 2023-24.

Atlanta is averaging 124.0 points per game in home games. On the road, it is averaging 119.2 points per contest. With 13.8 three-pointers per game, Atlanta ranks seventh in the NBA. It has a 36.4% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 17th in the league. It’s been a difficult stretch for Atlanta in terms of threes allowed, as it is surrendering 14.0 threes per game (fourth-worst in NBA) and is allowing a 38.6% three-point percentage to its opponents (fourth-worst).

The Hawks have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall over their past 10 games. Seven of Atlanta’s last 10 outings have gone over the total. The Hawks’ offense has been much better over their last 10 games, racking up 129.9 points per contest compared to the 121.7 they’ve averaged this year. Atlanta has been a little suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, allowing 129.1 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 123.7 it has conceded this year.

What you need to know about the Bulls

The Bulls are the fifth-worst team in the league in points scored (111.5 per game) and 10th in points allowed (112.8). Chicago grabs 43.4 rebounds per game and concede 43.6 boards, ranking 14th and 15th, respectively, in the league. At 24.4 assists per game, the Bulls are third-worst in the league.

The Bulls are scoring more points at home (112.1 per game) than on the road (110.8). In 2023-24, the Bulls are 25th in the league in 3-point makes (11.7 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (35.8%). Chicago is the worst squad in the league in 3-pointers allowed (14.4 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage defensively (36.8%).

The Bulls are 6-4 against the spread and 5-5 overall in their last 10 contests. Seven of Chicago’s last 10 outings have hit the over. While Chicago is putting up 111.5 points per game in 2023-24, it has improved that mark in its past 10 games, tallying 116.8 a contest. The Bulls have fared worse defensively over their last 10 games, giving up 114.6 points per contest, 1.8 more points their than season average of 112.8.

Hawks vs. Bulls Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Hawks, and we project that Bulls will cover the spread (Hawks -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 238.5 points.

How to bet Hawks vs. Bulls

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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