Portland Defeats Minnesota 103-95 - Recap
The Trail Blazers got a 30-point performance from Wesley Matthews as Portland handed Minnesota a 103-95 defeat on Friday at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 197.5.
Portland got 28 points from Damian Lillard and another 14 points from J.J. Hickson. Damian Lillard contributed 8 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 24-point performance from Kevin Love, who was supported by 18 points from Nikola Pekovic. Andrei Kirilenko had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 55-50 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 47 boards, while Portland only had 33.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Golden State.