Portland Defeats Minnesota 115-104 - Recap
Portland got 21 points from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 115-104 victory over Minnesota on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Portland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 219.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Wesley Matthews had 18 points for Portland and Mo Williams chipped in with 16 points. Mo Williams had 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Robin Lopez was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Minnesota got 30 points from Kevin Martin in a losing cause and another 23 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 11 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 65-57 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-40.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Chicago.