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NBA betting line favors Cavaliers over Kings

Sacramento Kings Cleveland Cavaliers
17-34 February 11, 2014, 07:00 | Quicken Loans Arena 18-33



The Cavaliers will be trying to slam the Kings on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Quicken Loans Arena in NBA betting action.

The Kings will try to spoil the party on Tuesday; they are 23-26-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Cavaliers are 21-30 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Sacramento is 25-25-1 on the totals; Cleveland is 24-27.

View Sacramento Kings vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cavaliers as -1.5-point Favorite on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed earler at 204, but may be on the move at Bovada and other top sites.

The Cavaliers sit at No. 21 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kings are at No. 19 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Kings will win this game 91-88.

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The Kings were a 93-84 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. Sacramento got 30 points from Isaiah Thomas en route to a 93-84 loss at the hands of Sacramento on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 91-83 result against the Grizzlies on February 9. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 174 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kyrie Irving went off for 28 points and added 5 rebounds leading Cleveland over Memphis, 91-83, on Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Cleveland's No. 11-rated squad against Sacramento's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Cleveland rates No. 19 in the league with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 6.59 per outing.

A few Kings at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Sacramento is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Sacramento is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Sacramento's last 8 games
Sacramento is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Cleveland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Cleveland's last 21 games


Next up:
Sacramento at New York, Wednesday, February 12th
Cleveland at Detroit, Wednesday, February 12th