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Cavaliers on a Seven-Game ATS Skid

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The Cleveland Cavaliers may sit on top of the Eastern Conference at 8-2 SU, but they’re at the bottom of the league when it comes to covering the spread. LeBron James and company are a paltry 3-7 ATS and are riding an ugly seven-game ATS skid ahead of Tuesday’s clash with the Detroit Pistons in the Motor City which has seen them fail to eclipse the 100-point mark in each game.

Shark Bites
  • The Cavaliers are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 games as road favorites in November.
  • The visiting team is 7-2 SU in its last nine games in this matchup.
  • The total has gone OVER in four of the Cavaliers' last five games.

Detroit turned some heads at the start of the year, winning and covering in five out of their opening six contests but, like the Cavs, have also hit a wall at the betting window. Detroit is 0-4 SU and ATS in its previous four matchups. According to recent history, Cleveland has had the upper hand in this series. The wine and gold are 5-2 ATS in their last seven meetings with the Pistons.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Detroit Pistons opened as 5.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 195.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 102-99 win for the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit battles the Cleveland Cavaliers, currently with a 8-2 mark (3-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 3-7 for the Detroit Pistons and 5-5 for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game pits the Detroit Pistons, currently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who rate No. 5 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Detroit's No. 3-rated NBA squad against Cleveland's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Detroit rates No. 18 in the league with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 9.2 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

LeBron James was dynamite, scoring 37 points and adding 12 rebounds but Milwaukee still won, 108-105, over Cleveland on Saturday at Bradley Center.

Detroit suffered a 97-85 loss against Los Angeles on Sunday, getting 17 points from Andre Drummond in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
  • Detroit is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Milwaukee, Thursday, November 19th
Detroit at Minnesota, Friday, November 20th

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