Derrick Rose scored 18 points leading the Bulls to a 94-92 victory over Denver at United Center.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 2 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 208.5.
Luol Deng had 17 points for Chicago and Taj Gibson chipped in with 16 points. Derrick Rose had 6 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
Denver got 32 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 15 points from Arron Afflalo. Chauncey Billups contributed 4 assists for the Nuggets, while Carmelo Anthony had 8 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 50-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-44.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track at Indiana.