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Pelicans Down Detroit 116-108 - Match Report

Detroit was victimized by Jrue Holiday for 37 points as the Pelicans defeated the Pistons 116-108 in NBA action on Sunday.

The Pelicans were a -2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 224.5.

Julius Randle had 28 points for New Orleans and Tim Frazier chipped in with 14 points. Tim Frazier had 8 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Detroit got 35 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 24 points from Langston Galloway. Jose Calderon contributed 9 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 19 rebounds.

The Pelicans hit the break winning 56-50 before taking care of business in the second half.

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