Utah vs Oklahoma City Recap - Thunder Win 116-96
The battle between the Thunder and Jazz didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Utah was handed a 116-96 defeat on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was a favorite by 15 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 203.5.
Oklahoma City got 31 points from Kevin Durant and another 19 points from Russell Westbrook. Kevin Durant contributed 9 assists, while Steven Adams cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Utah got 18 points from Enes Kanter in a losing cause and another 17 points from Richard Jefferson. Gordon Hayward contributed 9 assists for the Jazz, while Derrick Favors had 13 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 59-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
Oklahoma City had a 42-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Oklahoma City heads into a battle against the Spurs. Utah, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.