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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors in NBA odds tilt

Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers
18-13December 29, 2013, 06:00 | Quicken Loans Arena10-19



The Cavaliers will hit the floor running against the visiting Golden State Warriors on Sunday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

This season the Cavaliers are 10-19 overall and 12-17 ATS against the number, while the Warriors are 18-13 and 14-15-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Cleveland is 16-13 on the OU, and Golden State is 13-18.

View Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

Cleveland opened as 5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 205.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cavaliers rated this week at No. 26 and the Warriors sitting at No. 12. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 97-87 result in favor of the Warriors today.

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Last time out for Golden State, they were a 115-86 winner as they battled the Suns at home. The Warriors covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 201 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Phoenix was run off the court by the Warriors on Friday as Golden State blasted the Suns 115-86 at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 103-100 loser as they battled the Celtics on the road. The Cavaliers covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kyrie Irving was dynamite, scoring 32 points and adding 2 rebounds but Boston still won, 103-100, over Cleveland on Saturday at TD Garden.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 96.66 PPG, against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 9 at 98.77 PPG. The Cavaliers field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Warriors shooters have achieved on the year, 46.15% per game.

Next up:
Golden State at Orlando, Tuesday, December 31st
Cleveland at Indiana, Tuesday, December 31st

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