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Toronto RaptorsCleveland Cavaliers
39-30March 25, 2014, 07:00 | Quicken Loans Arena27-44



Quicken Loans Arena will feature Cavaliers vs. Raptors action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

This season the Cavaliers are 27-44 overall and 34-37 ATS against the number, while the Raptors are 39-30 and 42-26-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Cleveland is 32-38-1 on the OU, and Toronto is 36-33.View Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

Those backing the visitors in this one found the Raptors listed as -5-point favorites earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 196 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Cavaliers) and the No. 5 (Raptors) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-88 result in favor of the Raptors is predicted by handicapping models.

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Last time out for Toronto, they were a 96-86 winner as they battled the Hawks at home. The Raptors covered in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 182 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Hawks were burned for 25 points by Kyle Lowry on Sunday as the Raptors picked up a 96-86 win at Air Canada Centre.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 106-100 winner on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (206) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Cleveland got 31 points from Jarrett Jack en route to a 106-100 victory over New York on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Cleveland's No. 11-rated squad against Toronto's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Cleveland rates No. 18 in the league with 7.14 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 8.38 per outing.

A few Raptors at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Toronto is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
Toronto is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Toronto at Boston, Wednesday, March 26th
Cleveland at Detroit, Wednesday, March 26th

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