Atlanta Hawks welcome Chicago Bulls at the Footprint Center in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 5:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls: Match Details
Date: Friday, March 4, 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST OR 7:00 PM ET (March 3)
Location: Footprint Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Hawks have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWLWL). They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Chicago Bulls have also been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWWLL). They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
The Hawks currently sit in tenth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Bulls are positioned eight places above them, in second place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place just recently on February 25, 2022 and it ended in a 112-108 win for the Bulls in Chicago. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Atlanta Hawks– Trae Young
The momentum from featuring in the All-Star game could see Trae Young raise his level even higher.
The leader in points, assists and steals for the Hawks is Young, who scores 27.8 points, distributes 9.3 assists and has 1.0 steal per game.
Young also makes more threes per game than any other member of Atlanta, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.
Chicago Bulls– DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan sits fourth this NBA season in terms of points per game (28.2) just ahead of Trae Young in fifth (27.8)
DeRozan also makes the second most assists per game (5.0) this season for the Bulls, only behind Lonzo Ball (5.1)
In the last game between the two teams, DeRozan scored 37 points, including 12 points in the fourth quarter and five points in the final minute to lead the Bulls to a 112-108 victory over Atlanta.
Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls: Key Points
- Clint Capela (12.1) of the Hawks and Nikola Vucevic (11.6) of the Bulls rank fourth and fifth respectively for Rebounds per game this season.
- Chicago have won the last 3 head-to-head against Atlanta in the regular season.
- Hawks are 18-13 at home while Bulls are 15-14 away.
- In their latest head-to-head, Demar DeRozan became the seventh player in NBA history to score 35 points in eight straight games and the first since James Harden in 2019.
- The Hawks record 112.4 points per game, only 1.9 more points than the 110.5 the Bulls give up.
Atlanta Hawks vs Chicago Bulls: Match Prediction
Chicago Bulls are slight underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are marginally favoring Atlanta Hawks, because of a combination of their home form and Chicago’s away form.
Predicted Winner: Atlanta Hawks
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.