The 76ers grabbed a 79-74 win over the Bulls on Friday, behind a 21-point effort from Spencer Hawes at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 176.5.
Philadelphia got 17 points from Jrue Holiday and another 16 points from Evan Turner. Jrue Holiday contributed 6 assists, while Thaddeus Young cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Chicago got 18 points from Carlos Boozer in a losing cause and another 17 points from Richard Hamilton. Richard Hamilton contributed 7 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 40-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 49 boards, while Philadelphia only had 43.