Portland got 27 points and 11 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 95-85 victory over Houston on Saturday at Toyota Center.
Portland was an underdog by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 206.5.
Damian Lillard had 20 points for Portland and Nicolas Batum chipped in with 17 points. Damian Lillard had 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Houston got 24 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik had 15 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 45-37.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 56-53.
Portland heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Denver.