Chicago vs Atlanta Wrap - Chicago Wins 98-77
Chicago cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Atlanta out of the gym and running up a 98-77 score at Philips Arena.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 181.5.
Chicago got 22 points from Luol Deng and another 20 points from Carlos Boozer. John Lucas contributed 5 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists for the Hawks, while Zaza Pachulia had 10 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 54-42.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-36.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.