Hawks vs. Bulls Prediction
Can bettors bank on a low-scoring game tonight between the Hawks and Bulls at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Bulls are 1.5-point home underdogs versus the Hawks after the game opened as a pick'em. As for the total, the number hit the board at 203 but has been bet down to 202.5.
Following back-to-back wins over the Bulls and Sixers, the Hawks fell 115-105 to the Clippers on Monday night. Kent Bazemore hit 9-of-21 shots and three 3-pointers for 25 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 33 minutes. Paul Millsap, meanwhile, hit just 5-of-16 shots with 2-of-7 3-pointers and 7-of-8 at the free-throw line but still scored 19 points. He added eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks in the loss.
The Bulls have won back-to-back games, including a 100-92 victory over the Magic in Orlando on Tuesday night. Rajon Rondo played just 15 minutes, finishing with four points and three assists playing Jerian Grant's primary backup. Dwayne Wade had a nice night, hitting 9-of-23 shots and a 3-poointer, finishing with 21 points, seven rebounds, three assists and a season-high seven steals.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in 10 of the last 11 meetings between these two teams in Chicago and is 4-1 in the last five meetings overall. The under is also 5-2-1 in the Hawks' last eight road games and 17-8-1 in their last 26 games coming off a loss. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Bulls' last four home games, is 10-3-1 in their last 14 games playing on back-to-back nights, and is 38-18-2 in their last 58 games overall.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: HAWKS/BULLS UNDER 202.5