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Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

The division rival Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Pistons were a 114-97 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors.

Cleveland lost its last outing, a 100-84 result against the Bulls on December 21. The Cavaliers failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 184 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Detroit:
Team record: 13-16 SU, 14-15 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games on the road

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Orlando are 6-4
After playing Houston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Cleveland:
Team record: 10-16 SU, 10-16 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of last 25 games when playing at home against Detroit

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Detroit at Orlando, Friday, December 27
Cleveland home to Atlanta, Thursday, December 26