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Timberwolves Down Utah 98-72 - Match Report

The Timberwolves blew out Utah on Saturday, running up the score in a 98-72 win at Target Center.

The Timberwolves were a 10.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 205.5.

Minnesota got 27 points from Nikola Pekovic and another 20 points from Kevin Martin. Ricky Rubio contributed 9 assists, while Nikola Pekovic cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Utah got 18 points from Alec Burks in a losing cause and another 9 points from Trey Burke. Alec Burks contributed 4 assists for the Jazz, while Derrick Favors had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 51-23 at the break.

Minnesota had a 60-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.