Chicago Defeats Detroit 99-79 - Recap
Chicago cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Detroit out of the gym and running up a 99-79 score at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 185.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 27 points from Luol Deng and another 23 points from Taj Gibson. Kirk Hinrich contributed 7 assists, while Taj Gibson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Detroit got 25 points from Rodney Stuckey in a losing cause and another 13 points from Josh Smith. Brandon Jennings contributed 4 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 11 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break trailing 53-51 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-38.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Cavaliers. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.