Al Jefferson scored 19 points leading the Jazz to a 96-95 victory over Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 1, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting OVER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an OVER play.
Utah got 17 points from Deron Williams and another 17 points from Paul Millsap. Deron Williams contributed 9 assists, while Andrei Kirilenko cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Charlotte got 24 points from Stephen Jackson in a losing cause and another 22 points from Nazr Mohammed. D.J. Augustin contributed 10 assists for the Bobcats, while Nazr Mohammed had 20 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 49-33 at the break.
Charlotte won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-40.
Next game, Utah takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Minnesota.