Miami was scorched by Derrick Rose for 26 points as the Bulls defated the Heat 93-89 in NBA action on Thursday.
Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 192.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 20 points from Luol Deng and another 16 points from Carlos Boozer. Derrick Rose contributed 6 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Miami got 34 points from Dwyane Wade in a losing cause and another 29 points from LeBron James. LeBron James contributed 5 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James had 10 rebounds.
Chicago trailed at halftime, 53-44.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-39.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Washington.