Atlanta vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 90-79
Chicago got 23 points from Derrick Rose en route to a 90-79 victory over Atlanta on Monday at United Center.
Even though Chicago won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of 11). Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 180.5.
Chicago got 16 points from Carlos Boozer and another 13 points from Ronnie Brewer. Derrick Rose contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Jannero Pargo in a losing cause and another 17 points from Josh Smith. Josh Smith contributed 5 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 55-37 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-41.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face New York.