Trail Blazers Down New Orleans 110-107 - Match Report
Damian Lillard went off for 29 points and added 2 rebounds leading Portland over New Orleans, 110-107, on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Portland did not, however, defeat the Pelicans against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 213.5.
Portland got 18 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and another 18 points from Wesley Matthews. Nicolas Batum contributed 7 assists, while Nicolas Batum cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
New Orleans got 21 points from Anthony Davis in a losing cause and another 21 points from Tyreke Evans. Jrue Holiday contributed 7 assists for the Pelicans, while Alexis Ajinca had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 53-52 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-45.
Portland heads into a battle against the Clippers. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.