Toronto vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 97-84
|Toronto vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 97-84|
Toronto was scorched by Brandon Roy for 26 points as the Trail Blazers defated the Raptors 97-84 in NBA action on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 12 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 202.5.
Portland got 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 20 points from Nicolas Batum. Andre Miller contributed 13 assists, while Marcus Camby cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Raptors got a 16-point performance from Jarrett Jack, who was supported by 12 points from Andrea Bargnani. Jose Calderon had 4 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Reggie Evans grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 45-34 at the break.
Toronto won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-43.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.