NBA Basketball - Preview
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Detroit Pistons meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 102-100 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
The Pistons were a 114-94 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 28-44 SU, 35-37 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Detroit
is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Team record: 26-44 SU, 32-38 ATS
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 18 of last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing at home against Cleveland
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Utah are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Cleveland at Brooklyn, Friday, March 28
Detroit home to Miami, Friday, March 28