Chicago got 20 points from Richard Hamilton en route to a 98-86 victory over New York on Tuesday at United Center.
The Bulls were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Luol Deng and another 14 points from Kyle Korver. C.J. Watson contributed 7 assists, while Luol Deng cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Knicks got a 29-point performance from Carmelo Anthony, who was supported by 14 points from J.R. Smith. Baron Davis had 6 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Tyson Chandler grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 47-35 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-33.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.