Portland vs Memphis Wrap - Portland Wins 86-84
Portland earned an 86-84 victory over Memphis on Friday, getting 21 points from Wesley Matthews at FedExForum.
Portland was an underdog by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 182.5.
J.J. Hickson had 19 points for Portland and LaMarcus Aldridge chipped in with 15 points. Damian Lillard had 8 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Memphis got 22 points from Marreese Speights in a losing cause and another 19 points from Rudy Gay. Mike Conley contributed 3 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marreese Speights had 13 rebounds.
Portland trailed at halftime, 50-47.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-41.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Grizzlies will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.