Recap - Jazz Defeat Portland 86-77
The Jazz got a 21-point performance from Al Jefferson, who added 10 rebounds as Utah ran past Portland 86-77 on Friday at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Jazz were a 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 195.5.
Utah got 15 points from Paul Millsap and another 14 points from Randy Foye. Earl Watson contributed 7 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 26-point performance from Damian Lillard, who was supported by 16 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Damian Lillard had 5 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 51-36 at the break.
Utah had a 47-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.