Los Angeles got 29 points from Chris Paul en route to a 116-114 victory over Utah on Friday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Jazz against the spread, which closed at 3 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 191.5.
Los Angeles got 22 points from Blake Griffin and another 16 points from DeAndre Jordan. Chris Paul contributed 6 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Utah got 28 points from Randy Foye in a losing cause and another 22 points from Al Jefferson. Jamaal Tinsley contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 8 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break trailing 58-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 36 boards, while Los Angeles only had 35.