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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The Warriors will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in NBA wagering action.
This season the Warriors are 2-2 overall and 2-1-1 ATS against the number, while the Cavaliers are 2-2 and 3-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Golden State is 2-2 on the OU, and Cleveland is 3-1.
The Cavaliers were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 205 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 28-rated Cavaliers taking on the No. 26-rated Warriors in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-95 win for the Warriors on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 96.8 PPG, against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 21 at 101.2 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 43% so far, less than the Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Cavaliers own the league's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 103 points per game when playing on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring on their home court.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 108-101 result against the Clippers on November 5. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a 10-point underdog, while the 209 combined points took the game OVER the total. Cleveland got 28 points from Dion Waiters en route to a 108-101 victory over Los Angeles on Monday at STAPLES Center.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 94-92 loser as they battled the Kings on the road. The Warriors earned a push in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 186 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State suffered a 94-92 loss against Sacramento on Monday, getting 22 points from Klay Thompson in a losing effort at Power Balance Pavilion.
Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
A few Cavaliers at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Golden State
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Golden State's last 10 games
Golden State is 6-1-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Cleveland at Phoenix, Friday, November 9
Golden State at LA Lakers, Friday, November 9