Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls: 12/23/2020 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Chicago Bulls (0-0) are just 2-point underdogs against the Atlanta Hawks (0-0) at United Center on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. The game begins at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under of 231.5 points.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -2 -110 -110 231.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Atlanta Hawks or the Chicago Bulls for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Chicago has taken eight of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Atlanta. The Bulls have an advantage against the spread as well (3-0) when taking the court against the Hawks.

Hawks vs Bulls in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/28/2019 Bulls Bulls -9.5 217.5 -470 365 Regular Season 116-81 CHI
12/11/2019 Bulls Bulls -6.5 221.5 -276 223 Regular Season 136-102 CHI
11/6/2019 Bulls Hawks -1 221.5 -112 -107 Regular Season 113-93 CHI
3/3/2019 Bulls Regular Season 123-118 ATL
3/1/2019 Hawks Regular Season 168-161 CHI
1/23/2019 Bulls Regular Season 121-101 ATL
10/27/2018 Hawks Regular Season 97-85 CHI
3/11/2018 Hawks Regular Season 129-122 CHI
1/20/2018 Hawks Regular Season 113-97 CHI
10/26/2017 Bulls Regular Season 91-86 CHI
  • 12/28/2019 DNP – Hawks: Trae Young, Jabari Parker Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins; Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
  • 11/6/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta did not perform well against the spread last season, posting a 29-35-2 record.
    • The Hawks posted a winning record of 3-2-2 against the spread when the spread was -2 or bigger.
    • In 38 of 66 (57.6%) contests last season, Atlanta and its opponents hit the over.
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Bulls Betting Information

    • Chicago failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 30-33-2 ATS.
    • When they played as at least 2-point underdogs, the Bulls had a record ATS of 9-9.
    • Chicago combined with its opponents to hit the over in 50.8% of matchups last year (33 out of 65 contests).
    Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 53.7% of their opportunities last season (36 of 67 chances), the Hawks and their opponents put up more than this matchup’s point total of 231.5 points.
    • Chicago and its opponents combined to score more than 231.5 points in 15.4% of their games last season (10 of 65 opportunities).
    • The Hawks and the Bulls combined to average 12.9 less points per game last year than the over/under of 231.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 1.9 fewer points per game last season (229.6) than this game’s over/under of 231.5 points.
    • The average point total in Hawks games last season was the same as the total of 231.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Bulls last season was 14.7 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young scored 29.6 points per game and averaged 9.3 assists per contest last season.
    • Clint Capela pulled down 13.8 rebounds per game.
    • Young made 3.4 threes per game a season ago.
    • Kris Dunn averaged 2.0 steals per game. Capela collected 1.8 blocks a game.

    Bulls Leaders

    • Zach LaVine averaged 25.5 points per game last season.
    • Wendell Carter Jr. collected 9.4 rebounds per game and Tomas Satoransky dished out 5.4 assists per outing.
    • LaVine connected on 3.1 threes per game a season ago.
    • LaVine collected 1.5 per game. Daniel Gafford averaged 1.3 blocks an outing.
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