Portland vs Toronto Wrap - Portland Wins 102-96
|Portland vs Toronto Wrap - Portland Wins 102-96|
Toronto was victimized by LaMarcus Aldridge for 37 points as the Trail Blazers defeated the Raptors 102-96 in NBA action on Friday.
Portland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 196.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rudy Fernandez had 23 points for Portland and Andre Miller chipped in with 13 points. Andre Miller had 8 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Toronto got 29 points from Andrea Bargnani in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jerryd Bayless. Jose Calderon contributed 10 assists for the Raptors, while Ed Davis had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 55-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 35 boards, while Portland only had 32.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.