Derrick Rose poured in 33 points for Chicago on Tuesday, as they defeated Houston 95-92 at Toyota Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 202.5.
Luol Deng had 16 points for Chicago and Joakim Noah chipped in with 12 points. Derrick Rose had 7 assists for the Bulls, while Luol Deng was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Houston got 27 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 21 points from Brad Miller. Kyle Lowry contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 49-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 40 boards, while Houston only had 32.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.