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Trail Blazers vs Rockets Final: 117-107 - Recap

Damian Lillard scored 25 points for Portland on Wednesday, leading the Trail Blazers to a 117-107 victory over Houston at Toyota Center.

Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +8.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 236.5.

CJ McCollum had 24 points for Portland and Hassan Whiteside chipped in with 18 points. Damian Lillard had 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.

The Rockets got a 31-point performance from Russell Westbrook, who was supported by 20 points from Eric Gordon. Russell Westbrook had 12 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Clint Capela grabbed 18 rebounds.

The Trail Blazers hit the break winning 60-47 before taking care of business in the second half.

Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 58-50.

Portland heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.