Chicago Defeats Houston 119-116 - Recap
Chicago got 30 points from Derrick Rose en route to a 119-116 victory over Houston on Saturday at United Center.
The Bulls earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 202.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Carlos Boozer had 25 points for Chicago and Luol Deng chipped in with 15 points. Derrick Rose had 11 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Houston got 27 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 20 points from Brad Miller. Kevin Martin contributed 4 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola had 8 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 56-44.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-37.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.