Bulls vs. Hawks odds, prediction, time: 2024 NBA Play-In Tournament picks, April 17 best bets by proven model

The Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks link up in a 9 vs. 10 battle in the 2024 NBA Play-In Tournament on Wednesday. These teams matched up three times in the regular season, and Chicago won the series 2-1. However, on April 1, the Hawks topped the Bulls 113-101. The winner of this battle moves on to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers or Miami Heat to determine who gets the eighth seed in the East. Jalen Johnson (ankle) and Onyeka Okongwu (toe) are out for Atlanta, while Ayo Dosunmu (quad) and Andre Drummond (ankle) are listed as questionable for Chicago.

Tipoff is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. ET at United Center in Chicago. The Bulls are 3-point favorites in the latest Hawks vs. Bulls odds via SportsLine consensus. The over/under for total points is 223. Before making any Bulls vs. Hawks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five-plus seasons. The model enters the 2024 NBA playoffs on a sizzling 88-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,600. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bulls vs. Hawks and just locked in its picks and NBA playoff predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Hawks vs. Bulls:

  • Hawks vs. Bulls spread: Bulls -3
  • Hawks vs. Bulls over/under: 223 points
  • Hawks vs. Bulls money line: Chicago -152, Atlanta +127
  • CHI: Has hit the team total Over in 31 of its last 45 games
  • ATL: Has hit the 4Q Under in 33 of its last 48 games
  • Hawks vs. Bulls picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the Bulls can cover

Guard Coby White is an agile and shifty ball handler who does a great job at creating space for his shots. The UNC product averages 19.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game. He’s scored 20-plus points in three of his last four outings, and in a Sunday loss to the Knicks, White finished with 26 points and four assists.

Guard Alex Caruso plays with relentless energy on both ends of the floor. Caruso does a lot of the dirty work and fights for any loose ball. The Texas A&M product is at his best when he’s attacking the paint offensively. He logs 10.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game. On Sunday, Caruso tallied 15 points, eight assists, and five steals. See who to back at SportsLine.

Why the Hawks can cover

Guard Dejounte Murray excels attacking downhill and getting into the paint. Murray has the bounce to soar high and power to finish through contact in the paint. He logs 22.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 6.4 assists per contest. Murray also averages 1.4 steals and shoots 36% from beyond the arc. In his last matchup, the Washington product tallied 32 points, three assists and made four threes.

Guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is a versatile playmaker in the backcourt. Bogdanovic owns a pure jumper to space out the floor and will put the ball on the floor when needed. The 31-year-old puts up 16.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. Additionally, he shoots 37% from 3-point land. On April 10 against the Hornets, Bogdanovic notched 19 points and eight assists. See who to back at SportsLine.

How to make Hawks vs. Bulls picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Under on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 219 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits nearly 70% of the time. You can only get the model’s picks at SportsLine. 

So who wins Bulls vs. Hawks, and which side of the spread hits nearly 70% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that’s 88-58 on top-rated NBA picks this season, and find out. 


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