Pistons Fall 96-73 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
The battle between the 76ers and Pistons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 96-73 defeat on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
Jodie Meeks had 21 points for Philadelphia and Spencer Hawes chipped in with 16 points. Jrue Holiday had 9 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Detroit got 22 points from Greg Monroe in a losing cause and another 10 points from Brandon Knight. Brandon Knight contributed 4 assists for the Pistons, while Jonas Jerebko had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 43-34 at the break.
Philadelphia had a 49-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.