Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela is doubtful to play in the season opener against the Chicago Bulls, The Athletic’s Chris Kirschner reports.
Capela will miss time due to soreness in his left Achilles. His absence may provide extra opportunity for John Collins, Danilo Gallinari and Bruno Fernando. Collins and Fernando are listed at power forward and are priced at $7,700 and $3,600 respectively, while Gallinari, priced at $5,700, is listed at small forward on FanDuel.
Capela averaged 32 minutes, 13 points, 13 rebounds and 1 assist per game last season. When Capela was off the floor, Collins averaged 30.90 points per game, in 1,357 minutes played. The Hawks face a Bulls teams that allowed 109 points to opposing teams last season.
The Hawks are a 1.5-point road favorite on FanDuel Sportsbook against the Chicago Bulls, in a game with a 229.5 total.
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