Bulls Down Utah 97-73 - Match Report
The battle between the Bulls and Jazz didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Utah was handed a 97-73 defeat on Friday at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 186.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Luol Deng and another 18 points from Carlos Boozer. Luol Deng contributed 9 assists, while Luol Deng cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Utah got 15 points from Gordon Hayward in a losing cause and another 10 points from Derrick Favors. Gordon Hayward contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Rudy Gobert had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 51-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 48 boards, while Utah only had 40.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.