Cleveland Defeats Detroit 105-89 - Recap
Samardo Samuels scored 17 points leading the Cavaliers to a 105-89 victory over Detroit at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday.
Bettors who backed the Cavaliers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 186.5.
Cleveland got 16 points from Ramon Sessions and another 15 points from Antawn Jamison. Kyrie Irving contributed 7 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Detroit got 25 points from Ben Gordon in a losing cause and another 23 points from Brandon Knight. Brandon Knight contributed 6 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 50-39 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-26.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Boston.