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Cleveland CavaliersWashington Wizards
April 14, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Wizards Odds

19-38TEAM RECORD14-45

Verizon Center will feature Wizards vs. Cavaliers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have seen them go 19-38 and 28-29 ATS so far this season, while the Wizards are at 14-45 and 23-35-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wizards are 27-32, while the Cavaliers are 27-30.

View Cleveland vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Wizards are listed as 4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 196.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 26-rated Cavaliers taking on the No. 28-rated Wizards in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 92-90 win for the Wizards on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 93.2 PPG, against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 25 at 99.8 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 43.7% so far, more than the Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 99.8 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 102-83 loser on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland got 14 points from Omri Casspi but lost anyway 102-83 against the Pacers on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Wizards were a 103-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (168) made winners of UNDER bettors. Washington was crushed on Friday, getting run out of the gym by New York and falling 103-65 at Madison Square Garden.

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

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing New York are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

A few Cavaliers at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Washington
Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington's last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland home to Orlando, Sunday, April 15
Washington at Chicago, Monday, April 16

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