The Pistons were burned for 33 points by Amar'e Stoudemire on Sunday as the Knicks picked up a 124-106 win at Madison Square Garden.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 203.5.
New York got 29 points from Danilo Gallinari and another 23 points from Timofey Mozgov. Raymond Felton contributed 5 assists, while Timofey Mozgov cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Detroit got 35 points from Ben Gordon in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tayshaun Prince. Chris Wilcox contributed 4 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 62-60 at the break.
New York had a 41-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Charlotte.