Recap - Pistons Defeat Cleveland 104-97
Brandon Knight poured in 30 points for Detroit on Saturday, as they defeated Cleveland 104-97 at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Pistons 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 187.5.
Detroit got 14 points from Tayshaun Prince and another 11 points from Greg Monroe. Rodney Stuckey contributed 6 assists, while Tayshaun Prince cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Cleveland got 24 points from Jeremy Pargo in a losing cause and another 16 points from Anderson Varejao. Daniel Gibson contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 52-49 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 46 boards, while Detroit only had 35.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Los Angeles.