Trail Blazers vs 76ers Final: 89-85 - Recap
Portland got 22 points from Nicolas Batum en route to an 89-85 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 190.5.
Portland got 20 points from Damian Lillard and another 16 points from J.J. Hickson. Nicolas Batum contributed 8 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 29 points from Jrue Holiday in a losing cause and another 17 points from Thaddeus Young. Jrue Holiday contributed 9 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 49-44 at the break.
Philadelphia had a 45-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Portland heads into a battle against the Knicks. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.