Chicago Defeats Philadelphia 91-81 - Recap
Chicago earned a 91-81 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday, getting 20 points from Joakim Noah at United Center.
Chicago did not, however, defeat the 76ers against the spread, which closed at 16 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
Chicago got 17 points from Jimmy Butler and another 16 points from D.J. Augustin. Jimmy Butler contributed 6 assists, while Taj Gibson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 28 points from Thaddeus Young in a losing cause and another 18 points from Henry Sims. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Henry Sims had 15 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 41-38.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-44.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pacers. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.