Bulls Down Cleveland 88-83 - Match Report
The Bulls got a 29-point performance from Derrick Rose as Chicago ran past Cleveland 88-83 on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Chicago did not, however, defeat the Cavaliers against the spread, which closed at 7.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 196.5.
Chicago got 13 points from Joakim Noah and another 13 points from Luol Deng. Derrick Rose contributed 8 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Cleveland got 21 points from Antawn Jamison in a losing cause and another 17 points from Anderson Varejao. Mo Williams contributed 10 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 41-35 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 44 boards, while Cleveland only had 43.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.