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April 8, 6:00 PM | Prudential Center

Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Jersey Nets Odds

18-35TEAM RECORD20-37

The Nets will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Cavaliers at Prudential Center in NBA wagering action.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have seen them go 18-35 and 25-28 ATS so far this season, while the Nets are at 20-37 and 25-31-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Nets are 28-28-1, while the Cavaliers are 25-28.

View Cleveland vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Nets installed as 7.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 193.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets - Cavaliers odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to power ranks. New Jersey is rated No. 27 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Cavaliers sit at No. 26. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 91-90 win for the Nets.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 23-ranked offense (93.2 PPG) against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 25 at 99.5 PPG. The Nets have averaged 42.6% from the field per game, more than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (42.1% on average).

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.8 points per game. New Jersey, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were an 84-80 winner as they battled the Raptors on the road. The Cavaliers covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 164 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Toronto was scorched by Antawn Jamison for 25 points as the Cavaliers defated the Raptors 84-80 in NBA action on Friday.

The Nets were a 110-98 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors. The Nets grabbed a 110-98 win over the Wizards on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Gerald Wallace at Prudential Center.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Charlotte are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After playing Washington are 1-9
After a win are 3-7

A few Cavaliers at Nets trends to consider:
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Cleveland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cleveland's last 22 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Jersey's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of New Jersey's last 22 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland home to Charlotte, Tuesday, April 10
New Jersey home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 10

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