Oklahoma City Defeats Detroit 99-79 - Recap
The battle between the Thunder and Pistons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 99-79 defeat on Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was a favorite by 13.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
Oklahoma City got 24 points from Russell Westbrook and another 24 points from James Harden. Russell Westbrook contributed 6 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Detroit got 13 points from Brandon Knight in a losing cause and another 12 points from Greg Monroe. Tayshaun Prince contributed 3 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 60-33 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 51 boards, while Detroit only had 38.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.