The Pistons got a 34-point performance from Rodney Stuckey as Detroit handed Los Angeles an 88-85 defeat on Tuesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Pistons were a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Ben Gordon had 15 points for Detroit and Tayshaun Prince chipped in with 10 points. Ben Gordon had 5 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Los Angeles got 30 points from Andrew Bynum in a losing cause and another 22 points from Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant contributed 7 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 45-41 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-48.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Washington.