Recap - Jazz Defeat Minnesota 96-80
|Recap - Jazz Defeat Minnesota 96-80|
Al Jefferson scored 22 points leading the Jazz to a 96-80 victory over Minnesota at Target Center on Monday.
Utah was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 195.5.
Utah got 15 points from Mo Williams and another 14 points from Randy Foye. Mo Williams contributed 7 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got an 18 -point performance from Derrick Williams, who was supported by 12 points from Dante Cunningham. J.J. Barea had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Greg Stiemsma grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Jazz hit the break leading 49-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 41 boards, while Minnesota only had 38.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.