Bulls Down Phoenix 118-97 - Match Report
|Bulls Down Phoenix 118-97 - Match Report|
The Bulls blew out Phoenix on Tuesday, running up the score in a 118-97 win at United Center.
Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 180.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Carlos Boozer had 31 points for Chicago and C.J. Watson chipped in with 23 points. Richard Hamilton had 6 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Phoenix got 25 points from Steve Nash in a losing cause and another 16 points from Robin Lopez. Steve Nash contributed 9 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 67-47 at the break.
Chicago had a 41-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face New York.