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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

The Milwaukee Bucks and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet on the court at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday in a battle of division rivals.

Milwaukee was a 104-101 winner in its last match at home against the Pistons. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 205 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 98-87 loser at home against the Bulls. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Milwaukee:
Team record: 8-33 SU, 15-26 ATS

is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 13 games when playing Cleveland
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a win are 0-10

Cleveland:
Team record: 15-27 SU, 18-24 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 2-8
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Atlanta, Saturday, January 25
Cleveland home to Phoenix, Sunday, January 26