Recap - 76ers Defeat Chicago 97-85
|Recap - 76ers Defeat Chicago 97-85|
Thaddeus Young scored 21 points leading the 76ers to a 97-85 victory over Chicago at United Center on Monday.
Philadelphia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 11-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 193.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Andre Iguodala had 19 points for Philadelphia and Spencer Hawes chipped in with 14 points. Andre Iguodala had 7 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Chicago got 31 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 15 points from Carlos Boozer. Derrick Rose contributed 5 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 53-37 at the break.
Philadelphia had a 44-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Minnesota.