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.