Utah Defeats Los Angeles 95-86 - Recap
Utah got 18 points from Al Jefferson en route to a 95-86 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Bettors who backed the Jazz were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 198.5.
Utah got 17 points from Randy Foye and another 16 points from Mo Williams. Mo Williams contributed 7 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Lakers got a 29-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who was supported by 19 points from Dwight Howard. Kobe Bryant had 4 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Jordan Hill grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 51-41 at the break.
Los Angeles had a 48-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Utah heads into a battle against the Nuggets. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.