Chicago got 26 points from Luol Deng en route to a 93-86 victory over Boston on Thursday at United Center.
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 OVER the closing number of 177.5.
Joakim Noah had 17 points for Chicago and C.J. Watson chipped in with 15 points. C.J. Watson had 8 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Boston got 22 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 15 points from Brandon Bass. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 49-38 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-36.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Indiana.