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Recap - Hornets Defeat Detroit 98-86

Charlotte got 24 points from Marvin Williams en route to a 98-86 victory over Detroit on Friday at Spectrum Center.

Bettors who backed the Hornets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 220.5.

Charlotte got 22 points from Kemba Walker and another 12 points from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Kemba Walker contributed 5 assists, while Cody Zeller cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Detroit got 23 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 17 points from Andre Drummond. Blake Griffin contributed 5 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 16 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 45-40 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 43 boards, while Detroit only had 41

Charlotte looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Atlanta.