NBA Odds have Chicago as a 3.5-point, -165 moneyline favorite and the over/under total at 179.
Chicago leads the best-of-seven series 3-2 after picking up a win in Game 5 on Tuesday at the United Center. The Bulls can advance to the Eastern Conference Final with a win while the Hawks will be aiming to force a Game 7 on Sunday back in the Windy City.
The Bulls grabbed the series lead with a 95-83 win Tuesday. Chicago cashed as an 8.5-point home favorite, and the score went under the total of 180.5. The Bulls were paced by Derrick Rose and his 33 points. Chicago forward Taj Gibson also came up big, scoring all of his 11 in the final frame to help the Bulls seal the win.
Head-to-head, the Bulls and Hawks are 5-5 straight up and against the point spread in the past 10 matchups. The Bulls were 2-1 SU and ATS in the season series, which they wrapped up March 22 with a 114-81 rout of the Hawks. Over/under bettors should note that three of the five games in this series have gone over the total.
Chicago finished 62-20 SU and 50-31-1 ATS this season, the No. 1 seed in the conference. Atlanta was 44-38 SU and 37-45 ATS, the No. 5 seed.