Recap - Bulls Defeat Detroit 108-104
The Bulls got a 30-point performance from Joakim Noah as Chicago handed Detroit a 108-104 defeat on Friday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 182.5.
Chicago got 24 points from Carlos Boozer and another 16 points from Luol Deng. Luol Deng contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 23 rebounds.
Detroit got 24 points from Rodney Stuckey in a losing cause and another 21 points from Brandon Knight. Rodney Stuckey contributed 7 assists for the Pistons, while Jason Maxiell had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 55-50 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-28.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.