Brandon Bass scored 27 points for Orlando on Friday, leading the Magic to a 104-91 victory over Detroit at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Magic were a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 185.5.
Orlando got 25 points from Vince Carter and another 15 points from Quentin Richardson. Vince Carter contributed 9 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 30-point performance from Tayshaun Prince, who was supported by 15 points from Charlie Villanueva. Rodney Stuckey had 7 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Ben Gordon grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 55-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 35 boards, while Detroit only had 22.
Next game, Orlando takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Cleveland.