Utah Defeats New Orleans 95-83 - Recap
Utah got 23 points from Gordon Hayward en route to a 95-83 victory over New Orleans on Friday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Bettors who backed the Jazz were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 193.5.
Utah got 20 points from Paul Millsap and another 14 points from Al Jefferson. Paul Millsap contributed 7 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 24-point performance from Anthony Davis, who was supported by 21 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez had 9 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 45-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 40 boards, while Utah only had 35.
Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Phoenix.