Chicago vs Miami Wrap - Miami Wins 83-72
|Chicago vs Miami Wrap - Miami Wins 83-72|
LeBron James scored 27 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Miami on Thursday, leading the Heat to an 83-72 victory over Chicago at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 183.5.
Miami got 18 points from Dwyane Wade and another 16 points from Mario Chalmers. LeBron James contributed 6 assists, while LeBron James cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Chicago got 16 points from John Lucas in a losing cause and another 15 points from Joakim Noah. C.J. Watson contributed 4 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 42-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 45 boards, while Chicago only had 40.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wizards. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.