Chicago earned a 95-83 victory over Los Angeles on Monday, getting 22 points from Kirk Hinrich at United Center.
Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 194.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 15 points from Marco Belinelli and another 14 points from Carlos Boozer. Kirk Hinrich contributed 8 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 18 points from Steve Nash in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kobe Bryant. Steve Nash contributed 6 assists for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 47-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 50 boards, while Chicago only had 40.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Memphis.