Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks 11/06/2019 NBA Picks and Game Analysis
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Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks 11/06/2019 – With point guard Trae Young now back in the fold, the Atlanta Hawks (3-3) will gun for back-to-back wins against the visiting Chicago Bulls on Wednesday at State Farm Arena. After three straight setbacks, the Hawks are trending up again in NBA betting lines following Young’s return from a sprained ankle. On Tuesday, the former Oklahoma Sooners standout recorded a massive double-double to power the Hawks past the San Antonio Spurs, 108-100. The Bulls, meanwhile, surged to an early halftime lead but failed to hold off the Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter of 118-112 loss.
Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks 11/06/2019
Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks 11/06/2019 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The misery continues for the Bulls as they suffered another gut-wrenching loss to the Lakers. Powered by a strong first quarter, Chicago took a 65-48 lead at the break, but then saw LeBron James and Anthony Davis ate up their advantage in the second half. Zach Lavine had another excellent all-around game with 26 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists, while Otto Porter Jr. and Coby White chipped in with 18 markers in the team’s second home loss.
Players to Watch: Zach LaVine (21.1 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 3.6 APG), Lauri Markkanen (16.0 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 2.1 APG), Wendell Carter, Jr. (14.6 PPG, 9.4 RPG, 0.9 APG)
Atlanta Hawks Betting
Hours after learning that starting forward John Collins has been slapped with a 25-game suspension as he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, the up-and-coming Atlanta Hawks held their head high and gutted out a victory against a well-coached Spurs squad. Trae Young came through with another terrific performance in his first game off an ankle injury. He recorded 29 points on 10-for-23 shooting with 13 assists to lead the Hawks back to .500.
Players to Watch: Trae Young (26.8 RPG, 5.0 RPG, 7.2 APG), Jabari Parker (13.8 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.0 APG), DeAndre’ Bembry (10.2 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 3.6 APG)
Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks 11/06/2019 Betting Numbers
Chicago is 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games.
Atlanta is 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games.
Evan Turner SF Shoulder is “?” Wednesday vs Chicago
Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Picks
By no surprise, the Hawks will come in for Wednesday’s ballgame with the Bulls as the favorite (-143). Missing Collins for possibly the next 24 games is going to be huge for the Hawks, but top online sportsbooks are confident Atlanta will just be fine as long as Young keeps playing at a high level.
Moneyline: The Hawks will have another scoring clinic on Wednesday with Young once again leading the team in points and assists.
ATS: The Hawks will enter the match with -2.5 points handicap, which won’t matter at all because the Atlanta will easily blow out these reeling Bulls.
TOTALs: This game will exceed the projected O/U totals of 210 points. The Bulls put up 112 points for the second time in the third game, boosting optimism this team can actually score more than 110 points in most nights. As for the Hawks, they will definitely return to a fun, high-scoring team now that Young is back with the team.
Score Prediction: 119-106 Hawks