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Detroit Falls 117-111 to 76ers - Recap

Detroit was victimized by Jimmy Butler for 38 points as the 76ers defeated the Pistons 117-111 in NBA action on Friday.

Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 221.0.

Philadelphia got 18 points from Mike Muscala and another 18 points from Ben Simmons. Jimmy Butler contributed 6 assists, while Ben Simmons cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Detroit got 31 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 21 points from Andre Drummond. Blake Griffin contributed 6 assists for the Pistons, while Blake Griffin had 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 68-56 at the break.

Detroit had a 49-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Pistons. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.