Atlanta vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 86-85
The Pistons grabbed an 86-85 win over the Hawks on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Greg Monroe at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit was an underdog by 2 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 Jason Maxiell and another 17 points from Tayshaun Prince. Rodney Stuckey contributed 7 assists, while Jason Maxiell cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Atlanta got 21 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 18 points from Joe Johnson. Joe Johnson contributed 4 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith had 7 rebounds.
Detroit trailed at halftime, 50-41.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-24.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Sacramento.