Recap - Pistons Defeat Sacramento 99-89
|Recap - Pistons Defeat Sacramento 99-89|
Detroit got 24 points from Josh Smith en route to a 99-89 victory over Sacramento on Tuesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 214.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rodney Stuckey had 23 points for Detroit and Andre Drummond chipped in with 15 points. Will Bynum had 7 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Kings got a 20-point performance from Rudy Gay, who was supported by 19 points from Isaiah Thomas. Isaiah Thomas had 8 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while DeMarcus Cousins grabbed 14 rebounds.
The Pistons hit the break trailing 54-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
Sacramento won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-47.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Raptors. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.