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Pistons Fall 114-97 Against Houston - Game Recap

Detroit was victimized by Dwight Howard for 35 points as the Rockets defeated the Pistons 114-97 in NBA action on Saturday.

Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 207.5.

Houston got 20 points from Chandler Parsons and another 16 points from Francisco Garcia. Omri Casspi contributed 7 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.

Detroit got 19 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 12 points from Kyle Singler. Brandon Jennings contributed 10 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 11 rebounds.

Houston led at halftime, 61-53.

Houston had a 45-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.