Derrick Rose scored 26 points for Chicago on Tuesday, leading the Bulls to a 103-90 victory over New York at Madison Square Garden.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 204.5.
Chicago got 23 points from Luol Deng and another 14 points from Carlos Boozer. Carlos Boozer contributed 4 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 22 rebounds.
New York got 21 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 18 points from Bill Walker. Chauncey Billups contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 55-52 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 51 boards, while New York only had 33.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Nets. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.