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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers host Cleveland on Sunday, looking to build on their 32-47 mark against the 24-55 Cavaliers in NBA action at Wells Fargo Center.
The Cavaliers will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 41-38 ATS against the number this season, while the 76ers are 37-41-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Cleveland is 40-39 on the totals; Philadelphia is 39-40.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 76ers - Cavaliers odds would favor the 76ers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 22 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Cavaliers sit at No. 28. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 93-92 win for the 76ers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cavaliers rank No. 22 in the league with 41 per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 19 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Philadelphia is the NBA’s No. 22-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Cavaliers rate No. 17 with 6.7 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Cavaliers own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 102.4 points per game when playing on the road. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 101-91 loser as they battled the Knicks at home. The Cavaliers failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kyrie Irving was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 5 rebounds but New York still won, 101-91, over Cleveland on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
The 76ers were a 97-86 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (183) made winners of UNDER bettors. Philadelphia earned a 97-86 victory over Washington on Friday, getting 22 points from Jrue Holiday at Verizon Center.
Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing New York are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Cavaliers at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland's last 14 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Cleveland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 12 games
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 14 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
Cleveland home to Miami, Monday, April 15
Philadelphia at Detroit, Monday, April 15