Recap - Pacers Defeat Chicago 97-80
|Recap - Pacers Defeat Chicago 97-80|
Indiana got 21 points from Paul George en route to a 97-80 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Bettors who backed the Pacers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 182.5.
David West had 17 points for Indiana and Lance Stephenson chipped in with 15 points. Lance Stephenson had 4 assists for the Pacers, while David West was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Chicago got 17 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 17 points from Luol Deng. Kirk Hinrich contributed 5 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 43-37 at the break.
Indiana had a 52-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Indiana takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Utah.