Trail Blazers Down Utah 105-99 - Match Report
The Trail Blazers grabbed a 105-99 win over the Jazz on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Damian Lillard at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 191.5.
J.J. Hickson had 21 points for Portland and LaMarcus Aldridge chipped in with 18 points. Nicolas Batum had 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Utah got 23 points from Randy Foye in a losing cause and another 18 points from Paul Millsap. Jamaal Tinsley contributed 6 assists for the Jazz, while Paul Millsap had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Utah were victorious, as the score was 46-43 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-37.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track vs Sacramento.