Cavaliers visit Bucks in NBA clash
|Cleveland Cavaliers||Milwaukee Bucks|
|2-2||November 06, 2013, 08:00 | Bradley Center||1-2|
NBA betting interest will be piqued on Wednesday when the Cavaliers of Cleveland hit the hard court against the Bucks of Milwaukee.
Milwaukee battles the Cavaliers, currently with a 2-2 mark (1-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 1-2 for the Bucks and 0-4 for the Cavaliers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
View Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds and Stats.
Milwaukee opened as -3-point Favorite at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 186.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
The Bucks sit at No. 14 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Cavaliers are at No. 29 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bucks will win this game 83-81.
Cleveland was a 93-92 winner in its last match at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 185 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland got 19 points from C.J. Miles en route to a 93-92 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 97-90 loser as they battled the Raptors at home. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bucks endured a 97-90 loss at the hands of the Raptors on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from O.J. Mayo at Bradley Center.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 25-ranked offense (92.67 PPG) against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 2 at 91.25 PPG. The Bucks have averaged 43.8% from the field per game, more than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (40.18% on average).
Cleveland at Philadelphia, Friday, November 8th
Milwaukee at Dallas, Saturday, November 9th