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Cavaliers visit Raptors in NBA clash

Cleveland CavaliersToronto Raptors
Jan 4, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors Odds

3-2TEAM RECORD2-3

Toronto will look to improve on its 2-3 record on Wednesday when they host Cleveland in NBA odds action at Air Canada Centre.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have seen them go 3-2 and 4-1 ATS so far this season, while the Raptors are at 2-3 and 3-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Raptors are 2-3, while the Cavaliers are 3-2.

View Cleveland vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Raptors are listed as 5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 190.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Raptors rated this week at No. 15 and the Cavaliers sitting at No. 21. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 102-93 result in favor of the Cavaliers today.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 23-rated squad against Cleveland's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 16 in the league with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 8.8 per outing.

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.5 points per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 115-101 winner at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 4–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (216) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Cleveland earned a 115-101 victory over Charlotte on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Kyrie Irving at Quicken Loans Arena.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 90-85 winner as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Raptors covered in the match as an 8.5-point underdog, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Raptors grabbed a 90-85 win over the Knicks on Monday, behind a 21-point effort from DeMar DeRozan at Madison Square Garden.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 2-8
After playing New York are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

A few Cavaliers at Raptors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 11 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Cleveland is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing Toronto
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 11 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Minnesota, Friday, January 6
Toronto home to New Jersey, Friday, January 6

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