Atlanta vs Portland Wrap - Portland Wins 102-78
Atlanta was run off the court by the Trail Blazers on Wednesday as Portland blasted the Hawks 102-78 at Moda Center.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 218.5.
Mo Williams had 15 points for Portland and Nicolas Batum chipped in with 14 points. Damian Lillard had 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Nicolas Batum was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
The Hawks got a 16-point performance from Cartier Martin, who was supported by 10 points from Jeff Teague. Shelvin Mack had 7 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while DeMarre Carroll grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 56-38 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-37.
Next game, Portland takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Golden State.