Chicago was run off the court by the Rockets on Tuesday as Houston blasted the Bulls 120-97 at United Center.
Houston was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 197.5.
James Harden had 26 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 23 points. Jeremy Lin had 11 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
Chicago got 27 points from Nate Robinson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Marco Belinelli. Joakim Noah contributed 4 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 9 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 58-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
Houston had a 45-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Indiana.