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Cleveland Cavaliers at Denver Nuggets Betting Pick and Odds

The Denver Nuggets hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers pay a visit to Pepsi Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Denver Nuggets opened as 8.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 197 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 103-101 win for the Nuggets on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Denver Nuggets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Denver Nuggets sit at 12-19 (14-15-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Cleveland Cavaliers are currently 20-9 (12-17 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Denver is 17-14 OU and Cleveland is 13-16 OU. This season the Denver Nuggets are 12-19 overall and 14-15-2 ATS against the number, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 20-9 and 12-17 ATS. As for the totals, Denver is 17-14 on the OU, and Cleveland is 13-16. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 23 (Denver Nuggets) and the No. 4 (Cavaliers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Denver's No. 22-ranked offense (99.16 PPG) against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 3 at 95.29 PPG. The Denver Nuggets have averaged 43.67% from the field per game, less than the Cleveland Cavaliers have managed so far this NBA season (44.6% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland earned a 101-97 victory over Phoenix on Monday, getting 22 points from Kyrie Irving at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Kenneth Faried poured in 25 points and chipped in with 25 rebounds in a losing cause for Denver on Sunday, as the Thunder rolled to a 122-112 victory over Denver at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
  • Denver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Denver is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 9 games
  • Denver is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Orlando, Saturday, January 2nd
Denver at Portland, Wednesday, December 30th