Brandon Knight went off for 31 points and added 4 rebounds leading Detroit to a 104-102 win over Orlando on Sunday at Amway Center.
Bettors who backed the Pistons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 195.5.
Greg Monroe had 17 points for Detroit and Charlie Villanueva chipped in with 12 points. Will Bynum had 12 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Orlando got 31 points from J.J. Redick in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jameer Nelson. Jameer Nelson contributed 8 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 54-44 at the break.
Orlando won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-37.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Brooklyn.