Portland vs Minnesota Wrap - Portland Wins 95-81
|Portland vs Minnesota Wrap - Portland Wins 95-81|
Portland got 23 points from Wesley Matthews en route to a 95-81 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Target Center.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 202.5.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points for Portland and Dante Cunningham chipped in with 18 points. Andre Miller had 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Dante Cunningham was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Timberwolves got a 17-point performance from Martell Webster, who was supported by 16 points from Luke Ridnour. Wayne Ellington had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers hit the break leading 56-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 41 boards, while Minnesota only had 35.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.