The Clippers got a 21-point performance from Blake Griffin, who added 14 rebounds as Los Angeles ran past Portland 74-71 on Thursday at Rose Garden.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 188.5.
Los Angeles got 17 points from Mo Williams and another 13 points from Chris Paul. Randy Foye contributed 4 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 19-point performance from Nicolas Batum, who was supported by 19 points from Jamal Crawford. Marcus Camby had 4 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Marcus Camby grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 43-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 47 boards, while Portland only had 35.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.