Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12/29/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

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Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12-29-2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12/29/2021 – The Chicago Bulls continue to win and they are eager to step it up to chase the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. The depleted Atlanta Hawks are going to be their next opponents this coming Wednesday, December 29 at their own home court in the United Center, Chicago, Illinois. The tip-off happens at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be aired live on television by NBCSCH+. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Chicago Bulls are the best pick to win in NBA betting lines over the struggling Atlanta Hawks.

Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12/29/2021

When: December 29, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBCSCH+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12/29/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Atlanta Hawks +8.5 (-109) 220.5 o (-110) +290
Chicago Bulls -8.5 (-109) 220.5 u (-110) -370
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Atlanta Hawks Betting

The Atlanta Hawks have lost six of their last eight games and they come to this matchup losing back-to-back matches. Their last opponents were the Chicago Bulls and lost by a dozen points, 118-130. This team hopes not to lose back-to-back matches with the same opponent but it will be tough since they have a few players under health and safety protocols. Trae Young played and he had a near double-double of 29 points and nine assists while Cam Reddish was the top scorer with 33 markers. Bogdan Bogdanovic had a good shooting night finishing the game with 20 points and dropping four three-pointers.

Players to watch: T. Young PG 30 GP 30 GS 34.3 MIN 27.3 PTS 0.8 OR 3.1 DR 3.9 REB 9.3 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 4 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 25.86 PER

J. Collins PF 32 GP 32 GS 32.6 MIN 17.6 PTS 1.8 OR 6.1 DR 7.9 REB 2.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.2 BLK 1.2 TO 3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 21.58 PER

C. Reddish SF 29 GP 4 GS 24.2 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.7 OR 2 DR 2.7 REB 1.1 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 1.4 PF 0.8 AST/TO 14.80 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls are still stepping on the accelerator as they have won their last four games. They managed to prevail against the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Indiana Paces and the most recent were the Atlanta Hawks. They are still second behind the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record of 21-10 and trails them by 1.5 games. DeMar DeRozan continues to be one of the best players this season tallying 35 points and 10 assists while Zach LaVine is not far behind with 30 points and nine dimes. Nikola Vucevic had a strong game in the paint with 24 points, 17 rebounds and four blocks.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SF 28 GP 28 GS 35.3 MIN 27 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5.1 REB 4.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.69 PER

Z. LaVine SG 29 GP 29 GS 35.1 MIN 26.4 PTS 0.3 OR 4.9 DR 5.2 REB 4.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 22.76 PER

N. Vucevic C 24 GP 24 GS 33.2 MIN 15.8 PTS 1.8 OR 9.1 DR 10.9 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 1.2 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 17.20 PER.

Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls 12/29/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games.
Atlanta are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Atlanta are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against Chicago.
Hawks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Atlanta’s last 19 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Atlanta are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Atlanta are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in December.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Chicago are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
Chicago are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chicago’s last 19 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
Chicago are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Chicago are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Chicago are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games played in December.

Injuries

Atlanta Hawks

Lou Williams SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Danilo Gallinari SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Solomon Hill SF Hamstring is out for season
Gorgui Dieng PF COVID-19 is OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Delon Wright PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
John Collins C Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Wes Iwundu SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Chicago
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Quarantine is OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Kevin Huerter SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
De’Andre Hunter SF Wrist is out indefinitely
Onyeka Okongwu PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Jalen Johnson SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago
Sharife Cooper PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Chicago

Chicago Bulls

Ersan Ilyasova PF Quarantine is OUT Wednesday vs Atlanta
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Hamstring is “?” Wednesday vs Atlanta
Alex Caruso SG Foot is out indefinitely
Tony Bradley C Quarantine is OUT Wednesday vs Atlanta
Lonzo Ball PG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Alfonzo McKinnie PF Quarantine is OUT Wednesday vs Atlanta
Patrick Williams SF Thumb is out for season

Head-to-Head
Atlanta Hawks Chicago Bulls
13-20-0 Against the Spread 20-11-0
16-17-0 Straight Up 15-16-0
110 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 107
45.95 Offensive FG% 47.17
80.65 Offensive FT% 81.39
37.87 Offensive 3PT% 37.81
45.85 Defensive FG% 45.29
79.87 Defensive FT% 80.31
35.02 Defensive 3PT% 36.12

Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

The Chicago Bulls are playing very good basketball and they are expected by the online sportsbook to extend their winning streak. The Atlanta Hawks have been struggling to find their rhythm and will be outlasted by the surging Bulls.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bulls for this matchup is -370 while the Hawks are +290 on the road.

ATS: A very wide 8.5 points separate both teams on the ATS with the Bulls sitting on -8.5 while the Hawks are +8.5.

TOTALs: The total set for this game is at 220.5 points with the Hawks going over and the Bulls are under.

Score Prediction: 110 – 105, Bulls