Jazz Fall 98-87 Against Portland - Game Recap

Jazz Fall 98-87 Against Portland - Game Recap

The Trail Blazers got a 29-point performance from Gerald Wallace as Portland ran past Utah 98-87 on Thursday at EnergySolutions Arena.

Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 191.5.

Portland got 21 points from Nicolas Batum and another 18 points from Wesley Matthews. Andre Miller contributed 12 assists, while LaMarcus Aldridge cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Utah got 26 points from Devin Harris in a losing cause and another 19 points from Paul Millsap. Al Jefferson contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 49-42 at the break.

Next game, Portland takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face San Antonio.