Recap - Pistons Defeat Sacramento 103-97
|Recap - Pistons Defeat Sacramento 103-97|
Detroit earned a 103-97 victory over Sacramento on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Brandon Knight at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Detroit got 18 points from Greg Monroe and another 15 points from Will Bynum. Brandon Knight contributed 4 assists, while Greg Monroe cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Sacramento got 21 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jason Thompson. John Salmons contributed 6 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 58-48 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 44 boards, while Sacramento only had 37.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hawks. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.