Timberwolves Down Utah 121-104 - Match Report
Kevin Love went off for 37 points and added 12 rebounds leading Minnesota to a 121-104 win over Utah on Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Minnesota got 15 points from Ricky Rubio and another 13 points from Chase Budinger. Kevin Love contributed 10 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Utah got 25 points from Enes Kanter in a losing cause and another 16 points from Trey Burke. Trey Burke contributed 6 assists for the Jazz, while Rudy Gobert had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 59-49 at the break.
Minnesota had a 49-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Portland looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face Boston.