Utah earned a 121-102 victory over Denver on Friday, getting 23 points from Al Jefferson at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 208.5.
Utah got 15 points from Gordon Hayward and another 15 points from Alec Burks. Devin Harris contributed 9 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Denver got 20 points from Al Harrington in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kenneth Faried. Ty Lawson contributed 6 assists for the Nuggets, while Al Harrington had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 63-55 at the break.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-38.
Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Denver, they head on the road to face Minnesota.