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Cavaliers open as NBA underdog vs Pistons

Cleveland CavaliersDetroit Pistons
28-44March 26, 2014, 07:30 | The Palace of Auburn Hills26-44



The Pistons will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Cavaliers at The Palace of Auburn Hills in NBA wagering action.

This season the Pistons are 26-44 overall and 32-38 ATS against the number, while the Cavaliers are 28-44 and 35-37 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Detroit is 47-23 on the OU, and Cleveland is 33-38-1.View Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Pistons as -5.5-point Favorite on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed earler at 205, but may be on the move at Bovada and other top sites.

The Pistons sit at No. 24 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Cavaliers are at No. 20 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pistons will win this game 91-89.

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In their last action, Cleveland was a 102-100 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Dion Waiters scored 24 points leading the Cavaliers to a 102-100 victory over Toronto at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cavaliers rank No. 11 in the league with 44.21 per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Detroit is the NBA’s No. 28-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Cavaliers rate No. 18 with 7.1 per contest.

Next up:
Cleveland at Brooklyn, Friday, March 28th
Detroit home to Miami, Friday, March 28th

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