Portland earned a 106-99 victory over Phoenix on Tuesday, getting 24 points from Wesley Matthews at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 203.5.
Portland got 20 points from Brandon Roy and another 20 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Patrick Mills contributed 7 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
The Suns got a 24-point performance from Steve Nash, who was supported by 23 points from Grant Hill. Steve Nash had 15 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Grant Hill grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 51-47 at the break.
Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Memphis.