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Cavs Out for Blood vs Nets Wednesday

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will be looking to put an embarrassing loss to the Golden State Warriors behind them when they visit the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday evening. The Cavs, who were thumped 132-98 by the Warriors on Monday, are currently 12.5-point road favorites in Brooklyn.

Shark Bites
  • The Nets are 1-8 SU and ATS in their last nine games.
  • UNDER has gone 10-3 in the Cavaliers’ last 13 road games.
  • The Cavs are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games versus the Atlantic Division.

Brooklyn has been bad all season long but has been especially atrocious recently. Since changing the calendar to January, the Nets have gone 2-8 SU and ATS and take a three-game SU and ATS losing streak into Wednesday’s meeting with the Cavs.

The Nets have been regularly losing by double-digits as well, dropping six of those eight January defeats by at least 10 points, including an average margin of defeat of 17.3 points in their last three games.

The two teams have met once already this season with Cleveland winning 90-88 but failing to cover the spread as 9-point home faves back on November 28.

Despite the fact that the Cavs are just 6-4 SU and 4-6 ATS in games coming off a loss this season, don’t be surprised to see LeBron James and Co. look to make a statement after a humiliating loss to the Warriors.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Cleveland Cavaliers betting line opened this morning as -12-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 201 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 107-95 win for the Cavaliers on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Brooklyn Nets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Cleveland Cavaliers have seen them go 28-10 and 17-20-1 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Brooklyn Nets are at 11-31 and 21-21 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Nets are 17-25, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 17-21. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Brooklyn vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game pits the Brooklyn Nets, currently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who rate No. 2 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers rank No. 8 in the league with 44.9 per game. That compares with Brooklyn's No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Brooklyn is the NBA's No. 29-ranked team at 5.43 per game, while the Cleveland Cavaliers rate No. 4 with 10.18 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland was run off the court by the Warriors on Monday as Golden State blasted them 132-98 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Brooklyn got 29 points from Brook Lopez en route to a 112-100 loss against Toronto on Monday at Air Canada Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 15 games
  • Cleveland is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Brooklyn is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Brooklyn is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Brooklyn's last 11 games
  • Brooklyn is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Los Angeles, Thursday, January 21st
Brooklyn home to Utah, Friday, January 22nd

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