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Cleveland CavaliersIndiana Pacers
April 13, 7:00 PM | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers Odds

19-37TEAM RECORD36-22

The Pacers will hit the floor running against the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Pacers bring a 36-22 record (27-31 ATS) to the battle against the 19-37 Cavaliers, who are 28-28 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 30-27-1 so far and the Cavaliers go 27-29.

View Cleveland vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Cavaliers listed as 12.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 193.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-rated Pacers and the No. 26-rated Cavaliers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 99-90 win for the Pacers on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 6-rated squad against Cleveland's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 19 in the league with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 6.9 per outing.

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.7 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pacers were a 104-98 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (202) made winners of OVER bettors. Indiana earned a 104-98 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Danny Granger at Quicken Loans Arena.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Cavaliers at Pacers trends to consider:
Cleveland is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
Cleveland is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 8 games
Indiana is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland at Washington, Saturday, April 14
Indiana at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 14

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