Los Angeles vs Utah Recap - Jazz Win 105-103
Utah earned a 105-103 victory over Los Angeles on Friday, getting 24 points from Gordon Hayward at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah did not, however, defeat the Lakers against the spread, which closed at 3.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 197.5.
Utah got 18 points from Derrick Favors and another 16 points from Marvin Williams. Gordon Hayward contributed 9 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Lakers got a 21-point performance from Nick Young, who was supported by 19 points from Chris Kaman. Jordan Farmar had 7 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Chris Kaman grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 55-52 at the break.
Utah won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.
Next game, Utah takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Philadelphia.