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Cavs Finding Success Against Clippers

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers-Los Angeles Clippers series has been extremely one sided at the betting window as of late. In the last 10 meetings between the teams, the Clips are just 2-8 ATS. They’ll square off once again in Ohio, where Clips backers won’t find any more relief when looking at trends, as L.A. has failed to cover the spread in eight of their previous nine trips to Quicken Loans Arena.

Shark Bites
  • The Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games as road underdogs.
  • The Cavaliers are 1-5 SU and ATS in their last six games against the Western Pacific division.
  • The total has gone UNDER in the Clippers' last three games with two days off.

Chris Paul and company have had no issues getting the job done recently, however. The Clippers have won 11 of their last 12 heading into the contest while covering the spread in eight of those occasions.

Los Angeles has been beating up on weaker competition in the last week (5-0 against teams with losing records) but will have their hands full now, as four of their next five opponents are considered the top teams in the East and boast combined home records of 69-29.

UNDER bettors have found value when the Clips and Cavs collide. Four of their last five meetings have gone below the closing total, with the UNDER going a perfect 4-0 in the prior four meetings between the squads in Cleveland.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Cavaliers currently sport a record of 29-11, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-21-2 ATS. The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-14 and 19-20-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cavaliers post a 18-22 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Clippers have gone 20-20-1 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Cleveland Cavaliers sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Clippers are at No. 6 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Cleveland's No. 17-ranked offense (101.05 PPG) against a Los Angeles Clippers defense that ranks No. 16 at 101.02 PPG. The Cleveland Cavaliers have averaged 45.02% from the field per game, less than the Los Angeles Clippers have managed so far this NBA season (46.11% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

JJ Redick poured in 40 points for Los Angeles on Monday, as they defeated Houston 140-132 at STAPLES Center.

LeBron James scored 17 points leading the Cavaliers to a 91-78 victory over Brooklyn at Barclays Center on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • LA Clippers is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • LA Clippers is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
  • LA Clippers is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Clippers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at New York, Friday, January 22nd
Cleveland home to Chicago, Saturday, January 23rd