Kevin Love poured in 42 points for Minnesota on Saturday, as they defeated Portland 122-110 at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Timberwolves were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 195.5.
Minnesota got 21 points from Martell Webster and another 15 points from Derrick Williams. Ricky Rubio contributed 12 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Portland got 29 points from Nicolas Batum in a losing cause and another 25 points from Gerald Wallace. LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 4 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Gerald Wallace had 14 rebounds.
The Timberwolves hit the break leading 61-60 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland had a 39-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Clippers. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.