NBA betting line favors Pacers over Cavaliers

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April 9, 7:00 PM | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers Odds

24-52TEAM RECORD48-29

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Indiana and Cleveland on Tuesday, with the host Pacers trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have seen them go 24-52 and 40-36 ATS so far this season, while the Pacers are at 48-29 and 42-35 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pacers are 36-41, while the Cavaliers are 38-38.

View Cleveland vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Pacers in this one found them as 12.5-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 194 at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pacers sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Cavaliers are at No. 28 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pacers will win this game 100-91.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 1-rated squad against Cleveland's No. 23-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 16 in the league with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 6.8 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Cavaliers own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 102.5 points per game when playing on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring on their home court.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 91-85 winner at home against the Magic. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (176) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Alonzo Gee scored 19 points leading the Cavaliers to a 91-85 victory over Orlando at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday.

Indiana was a 104-85 loser in its last match on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 189 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Pacers got a 25-point performance from Roy Hibbert, who added 10 rebounds, but Washington still ran past Indiana 104-85 on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Orlando are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Cavaliers at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Indiana is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland home to Detroit, Wednesday, April 10
Indiana home to Brooklyn, Friday, April 12

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