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Cleveland favored by 2.5 against Golden State on Tuesday

Golden State WarriorsCleveland Cavaliers
Jan 17, 7:00 PM | Quicken Loans Arena

Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds


Quicken Loans Arena features an NBA battle between the host Cleveland Cavaliers and the visiting Golden State Warriors in betting action on Tuesday.

The Cavaliers are 6-6 so far on the season, and 8-4 ATS vs. the number. The Warriors, meanwhile, are 4-8 and 6-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Cleveland go 6-6 and the Warriors go 6-5-1 on the totals.

View Golden State vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Warriors listed as 2.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 197.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cavaliers sit at No. 22 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Warriors are at No. 20 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Cavaliers will win this game 98-92.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Cleveland's No. 12-rated squad against Golden State's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Cleveland rates No. 5 in the league with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 16 with 6.1 per outing.

Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 100.6 points per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.

Golden State won its last outing, a 99-91 result against the Pistons on January 15. The Warriors covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 190 combined points took the game OVER the total. Golden State got 24 points from David Lee en route to a 99-91 victory over Detroit on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 102-94 winner on the road against the Bobcats. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Charlotte was scorched by Kyrie Irving for 25 points as the Cavaliers defated the Bobcats 102-94 in NBA action on Monday.

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Warriors at Cavaliers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Golden State's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Golden State is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 14 games at home
Cleveland is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Golden State
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cleveland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Golden State

Next up:
Golden State at New Jersey, Wednesday, January 18
Cleveland home to Chicago, Friday, January 20