Markieff Morris scored 23 points leading the Suns to a 111-108 victory over New Orleans at US Airways Center on Friday.
Phoenix did not, however, defeat the Hornets against the spread, which closed at 5.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Goran Dragic had 20 points for Phoenix and P.J. Tucker chipped in with 15 points. Goran Dragic had 8 assists for the Suns, while Jermaine O'Neal was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Hornets got a 34-point performance from Ryan Anderson, who was supported by 25 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez had 14 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Ryan Anderson grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 53-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 41 boards, while Phoenix only had 35.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Denver.