The battle between the Pistons and 76ers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philadelphia was handed a 108-86 defeat on Thursday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 181.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got 26 points from Ben Gordon and another 13 points from Rodney Stuckey. Brandon Knight contributed 7 assists, while Ben Wallace cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 16 points from Spencer Hawes in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jodie Meeks. Evan Turner contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Nikola Vucevic had 12 rebounds.
The Pistons hit the break leading 65-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 46 boards, while Detroit only had 43.