Recap - Hornets Defeat Utah 88-86
|Recap - Hornets Defeat Utah 88-86|
New Orleans earned an 88-86 victory over Utah on Friday, getting 19 points from Robin Lopez at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
New Orleans got 19 points from Ryan Anderson and another 15 points from Al-Farouq Aminu. Greivis Vasquez contributed 10 assists, while Al-Farouq Aminu cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Jazz got a 20-point performance from Randy Foye, who was supported by 16 points from Mo Williams. Jamaal Tinsley had 6 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Derrick Favors grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break trailing 41-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 44 boards, while New Orleans only had 42.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.