The Grizzlies got 24 points from Rudy Gay as Memphis ran past Chicago 102-86 on Monday at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed the Grizzlies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 174.5.
Memphis got 20 points from Mike Conley and another 19 points from Marc Gasol. Mike Conley contributed 8 assists, while Marreese Speights cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Bulls got a 20-point performance from Luol Deng, who was supported by 17 points from C.J. Watson. Luol Deng had 3 assists in a losing cause for Chicago, while Carlos Boozer grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 58-38 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-34.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.