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Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Battle with Detroit Pistons

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the Cleveland Cavaliers when they hit take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as -5-point favorites earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 204.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 108-98 result in favor of the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Pistons are 14-18 so far on the NBA season, and 15-17 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Cleveland Cavaliers, meanwhile, are 23-6 and 15-13-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 12-20 and the Cavaliers go 15-13-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Detroit Pistons rated this week at No. 13 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Detroit's No. 27-ranked offense (98.44 PPG) against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 13 at 102.86 PPG. The Detroit Pistons have averaged 44.96% from the field per game, less than the Cleveland Cavaliers have managed so far this NBA season (45.97% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

LeBron James went off for 31 points and added 13 rebounds leading Cleveland to a 109-108 win over Golden State on Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Tobias Harris scored 26 points for Detroit on Friday, but the Warriors managed a 119-113 victory over the Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Boston, Thursday, December 29th
Detroit home to Milwaukee, Wednesday, December 28th