Recap - Pistons Defeat Boston 96-81
|Recap - Pistons Defeat Boston 96-81|
Detroit earned a 96-81 victory over Boston on Sunday, getting 17 points from Greg Monroe at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 180.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rodney Stuckey had 16 points for Detroit and Tayshaun Prince chipped in with 13 points. Greg Monroe had 3 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Boston got 18 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 14 points from Chris Wilcox. Rajon Rondo contributed 10 assists for the Celtics, while Jermaine O'Neal had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 55-42 at the break.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-40.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.