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NBA Betting Lines: Hawks vs. Bulls

Chicago will look to improve on its 45-18 record on Friday when they host Atlanta in NBA odds action at United Center.

The Hawks will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 28-36 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulls are 39-23-1 ATS. Atlanta is 27-37 on the totals; Chicago is 24-39.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-rated Bulls and the No. 15-rated Hawks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-95 win for the Bulls on Friday.

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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. 23-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 18 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 6.4 per outing.

Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.3 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 101-87 loser as they battled the Lakers at home. The Hawks failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 188 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Al Horford scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Hawks to victory (they lost 101-87 to Los Angeles at Philips Arena on Tuesday).

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 101-84 winner as they battled the Bobcats on the road. The Bulls covered in the match as an 8-point favorite, while 185 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Bulls grabbed a 101-84 win over the Bobcats on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Derrick Rose at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing LA Lakers are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 8-2


A few Hawks at Bulls trends to consider:
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta home to Portland, Saturday, March 12
Chicago home to Utah, Saturday, March 12

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