Portland vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 107-105
Portland was victimized by Kyle Lowry for 33 points as the Rockets defeated the Trail Blazers 107-105 in NBA action on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 196.5.
Houston got 28 points from Kevin Martin and another 18 points from Chase Budinger. Kyle Lowry contributed 9 assists, while Samuel Dalembert cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 29-point performance from Nicolas Batum, who was supported by 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. LaMarcus Aldridge had 5 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed 10 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 58-53.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 54 boards, while Portland only had 46.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face New Orleans.