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Recap - Suns Defeat Utah 131-111

Phoenix cruised to victory on Monday, running Utah out of the gym and running up a 131-111 score at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Bettors who backed the Suns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +8.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 224.5.

Phoenix got 24 points from Devin Booker and another 22 points from Ricky Rubio. Ricky Rubio contributed 11 assists, while Aron Baynes cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Utah got 38 points from Donovan Mitchell in a losing cause and another 16 points from Bojan Bogdanovic. Donovan Mitchell contributed 4 assists for the Jazz, while Royce O'Neale had 9 rebounds.

Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-30.

Phoenix heads into a battle against the Clippers. Utah, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.