Houston Falls 102-91 to Jazz - Recap
The Jazz grabbed a 102-91 win over the Rockets on Monday, behind a 15-point effort from Gordon Hayward at EnergySolutions Arena.
Utah won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 197.5.
Al Jefferson had 14 points for Utah and Randy Foye chipped in with 14 points. Jamaal Tinsley had 11 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Houston got 19 points from Patrick Patterson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jeremy Lin. Chandler Parsons contributed 5 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 10 rebounds.
The Jazz hit the break leading 61-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
Utah won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 55-49.
Utah looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.