Utah got 22 points and 10 assists from Deron Williams en route to a 102-97 victory over Detroit on Monday at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Jazz earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 193.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Utah got 16 points from Al Jefferson and another 15 points from Andrei Kirilenko. Deron Williams contributed 10 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Detroit got 26 points from Tayshaun Prince in a losing cause and another 15 points from Richard Hamilton. Tracy McGrady contributed 11 assists for the Pistons, while Tracy McGrady had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 53-51 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 39 boards, while Utah only had 35.
Utah heads into a battle against the Hawks. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.