Lakers Down Chicago 98-91 - Match Report
Lamar Odom scored 21 points leading the Lakers to a 98-91 victory over Chicago at STAPLES Center on Tuesday.
The Lakers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 204.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Los Angeles got 21 points from Shannon Brown and another 20 points from Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant contributed 5 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Chicago got 30 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 19 points from Joakim Noah. Derrick Rose contributed 8 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 51-49 at the break.
Chicago had a 46-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.