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Chicago vs New Orleans Wrap - Chicago Wins 90-67

Chicago cruised to victory on Wednesday, running New Orleans out of the gym and running up a 90-67 score at New Orleans Arena.

Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 181.5.

Chicago got 18 points from Carlos Boozer and another 14 points from Taj Gibson. Derrick Rose contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

New Orleans got 17 points from Chris Kaman in a losing cause and another 13 points from Marco Belinelli. Trevor Ariza contributed 4 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 44-31 at the break.

Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-39.

Chicago heads into a battle against the Bobcats. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.