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Detroit Defeats Charlotte 98-81 - Recap

The Pistons grabbed a 98-81 win over the Bobcats on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from Jonas Jerebko at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Detroit was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 182.5.

Detroit got 19 points from Greg Monroe and another 14 points from Ben Gordon. Greg Monroe contributed 5 assists, while Brandon Knight cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

The Bobcats got an 18 -point performance from Byron Mullens, who was supported by 16 points from Kemba Walker. D.J. Augustin had 13 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Byron Mullens grabbed 7 rebounds.

The Pistons hit the break leading 51-39 before taking care of business in the second half.

Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-34.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Golden State.