Recap - Pistons Defeat Atlanta 85-84
|Recap - Pistons Defeat Atlanta 85-84|
The Pistons got 20 points from Austin Daye as Detroit ran past Atlantan 85-84 on Friday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 190.5.
Detroit got 18 points from Greg Monroe and another 10 points from Jason Maxiell. Will Bynum contributed 5 assists, while Jason Maxiell cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Atlanta got 20 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 18 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 9 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 15 rebounds.
Detroit led at halftime, 51-36.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 56-38.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.