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Brooklyn comes into today’s game vs. Cleveland as the 3.5-point underdog. So far this season, the Nets have been the underdog in 23 of their 37 games, and they have an average scoring differential of -7.7 points per game in those matchups. Keep reading for our Nets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds.
Against the spread, the Nets are 10-12 as the underdog, and they have failed to cover the spread in eight straight road games. On the road, Brooklyn has an average scoring differential of -6.4 PPG.
So far, the Nets have an O/U record of 20-17, and the over has hit in two straight games. This year, their games have averaged 231.5 points per game, and their average over/under line is 229.2.
In their last game, the Nets lost to the Trail Blazers by a score of 134-127. The over/under line for the game was 225.5, and the teams combined for 261 points. Brooklyn was also a 9-point favorite in the game.
At 21-15, the Cavaliers are 6th in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 8-6 compared to 13-9 against other teams in the East.
Cleveland has won three straight games and is 12-8 at home this season. As the favorite, the Cavaliers have won nine straight games and have an overall record of 15-6. However, they are just 9-11 ATS as the home team.
For the season, the Cavaliers have an average scoring differential of +2.3 PPG at home. When playing at home, they have an average scoring differential of +2.3 PPG. Their average over/under line for the season is 224.8, slightly lower than today’s line of 226. The team’s O/U record for the season is 18-17-1.
In their last game, the Cavaliers were 11-point favorites and won by two (117-115) vs. the Spurs. The game’s total of 232 points was a push.
|Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers
|Location of the Game: Accor Arena, Paris
|Date and Time: Thursday, January 11th 2:00 ET
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and SportsBettingAI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Cleveland Cavaliers 112 – Brooklyn Nets 110
SBAI Picks: ATS Nets +3.5 | ML Cavaliers -160 | UNDER 226
Nets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds
Next, we have the NBA odds for this Matchup.
Brooklyn Nets Game Analysis
So far this season, the Nets have been an average offensive team, ranking 18th in scoring at 114.9 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 112.8 points per game.
When compared to the NBA scoring average, the Nets have outscored it in 48.6% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Brooklyn is 26th in the league at 45%.
One area where the Nets have been strong is offensive rebounding, as they are 2nd in the NBA standings in offensive rebounds per game. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league.
So far this season, the Brooklyn Nets have allowed an average of 116.6 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. On the road, their defense has been even worse, giving up 119.3 points per game (20th).
Over their last five games, the Nets have allowed 119.4 points per game, which is 17th in the league during that span. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Brooklyn is 14th overall at 47.1%.
One area where the Nets have struggled defensively is defending the three-point line. On average, opponents are making 14.2 threes per game vs. Brooklyn, which is 28th in the NBA. In their last five games, opposing teams have shot 45.2% from three vs. the Nets.
Cleveland Cavaliers Game Analysis
At home, the Cavaliers are averaging 114.2 points per game, which is 22nd in the NBA. Overall, they are 21st in scoring at 113.2 points per game. In terms of pace, the Cavaliers are 22nd in the league.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Cavaliers are 24th in three-point shooting percentage at 35%. On average, they are making 12.8 threes per game, which is 15th in the NBA.
So far this season, the Cavaliers have outscored the NBA stats average in 38.9% of their games. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 7th in the league with a 56% shooting percentage.
So far this season, the Cavaliers are 6th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 111.5. When playing at home, they have given up an average of 112.0 points per game, which is 13th in the league.
When it comes to defending the three-point line, Cleveland is 10th in the NBA in three-point shooting percentage allowed at 35.7%. On average, opposing teams have made 12.1 three-pointers per game vs. the Cavaliers.
One area where the Cavaliers have struggled defensively is in the blocked shots department, as they are 25th in the NBA in blocked shots per game at 4.5.
Here is the NBA Injury Report for both teams.
- Ben Simmons – Lower Back – Out
- Day’Ron Sharpe – Knee – Out
- Darius Garland – Jaw – Out
- Ty Jerome – Ankle – Out
- Evan Mobley – Knee – Out
Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Head-to-Head
The last three times the Nets have travelled to take on the Cavaliers, they are 2-1. The last three times that the Nets have faced off against the Cavaliers as the underdog, they are 2-1 vs. the spread. In the last five head-to-head games between the Nets and Cavaliers, the average combined point total is 229 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 4-1.