Chicago Defeats Minnesota 102-87 - Recap
D.J. Augustin scored 21 points leading the Bulls to a 102-87 victory over Minnesota at Target Center on Wednesday.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 192.5.
Chicago got 16 points from Kirk Hinrich and another 15 points from Joakim Noah. Joakim Noah contributed 10 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Minnesota got 17 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ricky Rubio. Ricky Rubio contributed 6 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 53-48 at the break.
Minnesota had a 40-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.