The Lakers grabbed a 112-95 win over the Timberwolves on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Matt Barnes at Target Center.
The Lakers were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 216.5.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Kobe Bryant and another 16 points from Pau Gasol. Lamar Odom contributed 7 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 25-point performance from Michael Beasley, who was supported by 23 points from Darko Milicic. Darko Milicic had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Darko Milicic grabbed 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 51-41 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-46.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Oklahoma City.