Charlotte was victimized for 25 points and 13 rebounds by LaMarcus Aldridge as the Trail Blazers defeated the Bobcats 118-112 in NBA action on Monday.
Portland was an underdog by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
Damian Lillard had 24 points for Portland and Wesley Matthews chipped in with 19 points. Damian Lillard had 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Nicolas Batum was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Charlotte got 29 points from Ben Gordon in a losing cause and another 22 points from Kemba Walker. Ramon Sessions contributed 9 assists for the Bobcats, while Byron Mullens had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 54-51 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-41.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face New York.