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NBA Odds: Heat streak into Cleveland

The Miami Heat are sitting on a 23-game winning streak as they travel up to Cleveland on Wednesday night for an NBA betting matchup against LeBron James' old team, the Cavaliers.

The Heat are 5-0 SU and 2-3 ATS over their past five games against the Cavaliers dating back to last season, winning 109-105 as a 12-point home favorite when they last met on February 24. Miami knocked off Boston 105-103 on the road on Monday night.

The Cavaliers sit at 22-45 (35-32 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Heat are currently 52-14 (35-31 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Cleveland is 36-31 OU, and Miami is 34-32 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Miami vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Cavaliers, currently No. 27 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Heat, who rate No. 6 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 107-96 victory for the Heat.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 16-ranked offense (97.5 PPG) against a Heat defense that ranks No. 8 at 95.9 PPG. The Cavaliers have averaged 43.4% from the field per game, less than the Heat have managed so far this season (49.6% on average).

Defensively, the Heat feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.9 points per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.

Miami won its last outing, a 105-103 result against the Celtics on March 18. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 208 combined points took the game OVER the total. Miami got 37 points from LeBron James en route to a 105-103 victory over Boston on Monday at TD Garden.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 111-90 loser as they battled the Pacers at home. The Cavaliers failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Cleveland was run off the court by the Pacers on Monday as Indiana blasted them 111-90 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 10-0

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Heat at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Miami
Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Miami home to Detroit, Friday, March 22
Cleveland at Houston, Friday, March 22