Recap - Bulls Defeat Denver 117-89
The battle between the Bulls and Nuggets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Denver was handed a 117-89 defeat on Friday at United Center.
Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 190.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 22 points from D.J. Augustin and another 20 points from Tony Snell. D.J. Augustin contributed 8 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Denver got 23 points from Randy Foye in a losing cause and another 17 points from Aaron Brooks. Anthony Randolph contributed 3 assists for the Nuggets, while Timofey Mozgov had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 69-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 50 boards, while Denver only had 40.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Heat. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.