Bulls vs Hawks Prediction NBA Play In Picks 4/17

Bulls vs Hawks Prediction NBA Play In Picks 4/17

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Hawks vs. Bulls Play-In Preview - Prediction KingPin Pro

Chicago, IL; April 17, 2024, 6:30 p.m. CST

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
6:30 PM -3.5 (-105) o220.5 (-115) -155
- +3.5 (-115) u220.5 (-105) +130

Game Overview

The Chicago Bulls (39-43) host the Atlanta Hawks (36-46) in an intense play-in matchup on April 17, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. CST. Both teams are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, and this game will determine their fate.

The United Center will be buzzing with excitement as fans witness this crucial showdown between Eastern Conference opponents.

 

Team Statistics

Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks have struggled on the road this season but have shown flashes of brilliance. Led by Trae Young, they will look to outscore the Bulls and secure a playoff berth.

Chicago Bulls

The Bulls have been inconsistent but have performed well at home. With DeMar DeRozan leading the charge, they aim to defend their home court and advance to the playoffs.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

Injuries may impact the lineup and performance of both teams in this crucial game.

Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks have Clint Capela listed as a game-time decision, which could affect their rebounding and defensive capabilities.

Chicago Bulls

The Bulls have Ayo Dosunmu and Andre Drummond listed as game-time decisions, which may impact their rotation and depth.

 

Recent Performances

Atlanta Hawks

The Hawks have struggled recently, losing their last six games. However, they are capable of putting up points, which could lead to a high-scoring affair.

Chicago Bulls

The Bulls have won two of their last five games but have shown offensive firepower. Their ability to score and control the pace of the game could result in a high-scoring matchup.

 

Prediction

Based on recent performances and the offensive capabilities of both teams, the over of 220.5 points is the pick for this game.

Both the Hawks and Bulls have shown the ability to score in bunches, and with their playoff hopes on the line, expect a fast-paced game with plenty of scoring opportunities.

Look for Trae Young and DeMar DeRozan to lead their respective teams in a high-scoring affair that exceeds the projected total.

Final Score Prediction: Atlanta Hawks 115 - Chicago Bulls 113

Pick: Over 220.5

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