Recap - Pistons Defeat Philadelphia 114-104
Josh Smith scored 22 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Detroit on Friday, leading the Pistons to a 114-104 victory over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the Pistons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 216.5.
Detroit got 19 points from Brandon Jennings and another 16 points from Kyle Singler. Josh Smith contributed 7 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 22 points from Thaddeus Young in a losing cause and another 21 points from Michael Carter-Williams. Spencer Hawes contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes had 10 rebounds.
The Pistons hit the break trailing 63-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 62 boards, while Philadelphia only had 42.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.