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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Cleveland was a 109-100 winner in its last match on the road against the Magic. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 209 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Miami lost its last outing, a 90-84 result against the Pacers on December 10. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 174 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Team record: 9-13 SU, 8-14 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Miami
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Orlando are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Team record: 16-6 SU, 11-11 ATS
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 7-3
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2
Cleveland home to Portland, Tuesday, December 17
Miami home to Utah, Monday, December 16