The Nets got a 26-point performance from Deron Williams as New Jersey ran past Detroit 99-96 on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Nets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 181.5.
New Jersey got 18 points from Kris Humphries and another 15 points from Jordan Farmar. Deron Williams contributed 9 assists, while Shelden Williams cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Detroit got 21 points from Tayshaun Prince in a losing cause and another 21 points from Greg Monroe. Tayshaun Prince contributed 4 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 49-38 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 44 boards, while Detroit only had 31.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Milwaukee.