Trail Blazers Down New Orleans 86-74 - Match Report
The Trail Blazers got 19 points from Nicolas Batum as Portland ran past New Orleans 86-74 on Monday at Rose Garden.
Portland was a favorite by 10.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 187.5.
Portland got 13 points from Gerald Wallace and another 12 points from Wesley Matthews. Raymond Felton contributed 10 assists, while Marcus Camby cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
New Orleans got 18 points from Marco Belinelli in a losing cause and another 10 points from Gustavo Ayon. Jarrett Jack contributed 3 assists for the Hornets, while Chris Kaman had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 46-38 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.
Portland heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.