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NBA Playoff Betting: Bulls vs. Hawks

The Bulls head home to Chicago tonight looking to rebound from a from an upset loss in Game 4, tied 2-2 in their second round series with the Atlanta Hawks.

The Hawks won Game 4 on Sunday night, 100-88 as a 3.5-point home favorite. Josh Smith had 23 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists for the Hawks, while Derrick Rose led the Bulls with 34 points and 10 assists.

View Atlanta vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Bulls in this one, they're listed as 9-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 181 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Bulls) and the No. 19 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 103-94 result in favor of the Bulls is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 2-rated squad against Atlanta's No. 28-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 15 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 6.1 per outing.

Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 95.8 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Chicago was a 100-88 loser on the road against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bulls got a terrific 34-point performance from Derrick Rose but Atlanta handed them a 100-88 defeat on Sunday at Philips Arena.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 9-1


A few Hawks at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Atlanta's last 20 games
Chicago is 22-2 SU in its last 24 games at home
Chicago is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta home to Chicago, Thursday, May 12
Chicago at Atlanta, Thursday, May 12

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