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Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Recap - Pelicans Win 138-117

The battle between the Pelicans and Trail Blazers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 138-117 defeat on Tuesday at Smoothie King Center.

New Orleans was a favorite by -3.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 243.0.

Zion Williamson had 31 points for New Orleans and JJ Redick chipped in with 20 points. Jrue Holiday had 10 assists for the Pelicans, while Zion Williamson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Portland got 20 points from CJ McCollum in a losing cause and another 20 points from Damian Lillard. Damian Lillard contributed 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 65-63 at the break.

The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 50 boards, while Portland only had 40

Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face Memphis.