Utah earned a 94-85 victory over Memphis on Friday, getting 20 points from Al Jefferson at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Jazz were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 185.5.
Utah got 14 points from Paul Millsap and another 13 points from Josh Howard. Earl Watson contributed 5 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Memphis got 21 points from Tony Allen in a losing cause and another 21 points from Marc Gasol. Mike Conley contributed 6 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marc Gasol had 11 rebounds.
Utah trailed at halftime, 47-45.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 41 boards, while Utah only had 38.
Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.