Chicago vs Orlando Wrap - Chicago Wins 102-99
|Chicago vs Orlando Wrap - Chicago Wins 102-99|
Orlando was victimized by Derrick Rose for 39 points as the Bulls defeated the Magic 102-99 in NBA action on Sunday.
Chicago did not, however, defeat the Magic against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 183.5.
Luol Deng had 15 points for Chicago and Carlos Boozer chipped in with 12 points. Carlos Boozer had 6 assists for the Bulls, while Taj Gibson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Orlando got 28 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 24 points from Jason Richardson. Jameer Nelson contributed 11 assists for the Magic, while Ryan Anderson had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 50-49 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-33.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.