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Recap - Pistons Defeat Cleveland 129-93

Cleveland was run off the court by the Pistons on Saturday as Detroit blasted the Cavaliers 129-93 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Bettors who backed the Pistons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -8.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 214.5.

Luke Kennard had 26 points for Detroit and Reggie Jackson chipped in with 24 points. Blake Griffin had 9 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

The Cavaliers got a 16-point performance from Collin Sexton, who was supported by 11 points from Jordan Clarkson. Jordan Clarkson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while David Nwaba grabbed 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 71-38 at the break.

Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-33.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Orlando.