Utah vs Chicago Recap - Bulls Win 111-97
|Utah vs Chicago Recap - Bulls Win 111-97|
Carlos Boozer went off for 27 points and added 8 rebounds leading Chicago over Utah, 111-97, on Saturday at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 191.5.
Chicago got 26 points from Kyle Korver and another 24 points from Derrick Rose. Derrick Rose contributed 13 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Utah got 26 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 16 points from Al Jefferson. Jamaal Tinsley contributed 10 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 48-41 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-31.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face Detroit.