|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at Monday night's matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game at Quicken Loans Arena is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, with television coverage on FSN, NBA TV, and SportsNet. Currently, the Cavaliers are solid home favorites to win.
The Grizzlies are 37-25 SU and 32-29-1 ATS so far this season. They are 14-15 on the road, and 33 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 28 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 109-100 loss to the Phoenix Suns, where they lost against the spread as -9 ½ point home favorites. The total went OVER the 206 point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers in that one.
The Cavaliers are 44-17 SU and 27-31-3 ATS overall this year. They are 27-5 at home, and 29 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 32 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 120-103 win over the Boston Celtics, where they won against the spread as -8 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 210 ½ point line set by NBA betting professional for that matchup.
Memphis is 8-1 ATS coming off of a SU loss, and 8-1 ATS against the Eastern Conference. They are 5-1 ATS against the Central Division, and 4-1 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 7-2 ATS on Monday night, and 5-2 ATS on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of their last 8 coming off of a loss spreadwise, and OVER in 5 of their last 6 after a SU loss. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 on Monday night, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the Central Division. The total has gone OVER in 17 of their last 24 overall, and OVER in 7 of their last 10 against teams with a winning record.
Cleveland is 4-0 ATS against the Southwest Division, and 5-1 ATS against the Western Conference. They are 9-23-2 ATS on Monday night, and 1-4 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 coming off of a SU win, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 after one day of rest. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 8 games after a win spreadwise, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 on Monday.
Between these, teams, the Grizzlies are 3-14 ATS lately, and 1-6 ATS when playing in Cleveland. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 matchups in Cleveland.
They last met on October 28, 2015, when Cleveland won 106-76, and won against the spread as 5 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 189 point line set by sports betting bookmakers in that game.
For Monday night's game, betting odds list the Cavaliers as -12 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 203 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Cavs are a -1100, with the Grizzlies listed at +700.