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Lakers Down Utah 102-84 - Match Report

The Lakers grabbed a 102-84 win over the Jazz on Friday, behind a 17-point effort from Dwight Howard at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 205.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Los Angeles got 17 points from Metta World Peace and another 15 points from Steve Nash. Kobe Bryant contributed 14 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

The Jazz got a 14-point performance from Derrick Favors, who was supported by 13 points from Gordon Hayward. Jamaal Tinsley had 6 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Al Jefferson grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 47-37 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 45 boards, while Utah only had 30.

Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Thunder. Utah, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.