Deron Williams went off for 25 points and added 7 rebounds leading Utah over Minnesota, 112-107, on Wednesday at Target Center.
The Jazz earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 208.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Utah got 23 points from Al Jefferson and another 23 points from Paul Millsap. Deron Williams contributed 7 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Minnesota got 25 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 24 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 19 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 56-45 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 45 boards, while Minnesota only had 43.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.