Cleveland vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 117-99
Kyle Singler scored 20 points leading the Pistons to a 117-99 victory over Cleveland at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday.
Bettors who backed the Pistons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 199.5.
Detroit got 20 points from Brandon Knight and another 18 points from Greg Monroe. Brandon Knight contributed 10 assists, while Greg Monroe cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Cleveland got 19 points from Tristan Thompson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Marreese Speights. Shaun Livingston contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 9 rebounds.
The Pistons hit the break leading 54-47 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 49 boards, while Cleveland only had 42.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Oklahoma City.