New Orleans Defeats Utah 102-95 - Recap
Tyreke Evans scored 22 points and chipped in with 15 assists for New Orleans on Friday, leading the Pelicans to a 102-95 victory over Utah at New Orleans Arena.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 7, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting OVER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an OVER play.
New Orleans got 20 points from Anthony Morrow and another 13 points from Al-Farouq Aminu. Tyreke Evans contributed 15 assists, while Alexis Ajinca cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Utah got 21 points from Gordon Hayward in a losing cause and another 18 points from Derrick Favors. Gordon Hayward contributed 7 assists for the Jazz, while Derrick Favors had 11 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 43-38.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-31.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at Oklahoma City.