LaMarcus Aldridge went off for 30 points and added 8 rebounds leading Portland to a 103-93 win over Oklahoma City on Tuesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Portland was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
Portland got 16 points from Wesley Matthews and another 13 points from Gerald Wallace. Raymond Felton contributed 7 assists, while Gerald Wallace cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Thunder got a 23-point performance from James Harden, who was supported by 22 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook had 8 assists in a losing cause for Oklahoma City, while Nick Collison grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 53-51 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-40.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.