Recap - Bulls Defeat Milwaukee 106-104
Derrick Rose went off for 30 points and added 8 rebounds leading Chicago to a 106-104 win over Milwaukee on Wednesday at Bradley Center.
Chicago did not, however, defeat the Bucks against the spread, which closed at 7.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Joakim Noah had 20 points for Chicago and Carlos Boozer chipped in with 15 points. Derrick Rose had 11 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Bucks got a 32-point performance from Ersan Ilyasova, who was supported by 27 points from Drew Gooden. Beno Udrih had 7 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Ersan Ilyasova grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 55-50 at the break.
Chicago had a 43-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.