Greg Monroe scored 19 points leading the Pistons to a 91-90 victory over Toronto at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday.
Detroit did not, however, defeat the Raptors against the spread, which closed at 1.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 191.5.
Detroit got 16 points from Brandon Knight and another 16 points from Tayshaun Prince. Greg Monroe contributed 5 assists, while Andre Drummond cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Raptors got a 34-point performance from Andrea Bargnani, who was supported by 19 points from Kyle Lowry. Kyle Lowry had 5 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Kyle Lowry grabbed 6 rebounds.
Detroit led at halftime, 47-43.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 46 boards, while Toronto only had 37.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.