|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at the Tuesday night matchup between the Houston Rockets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game at Quicken Loans Arena is scheduled to tip off at 8:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN, SportsNet, and TNT. Currently, betting odds favor the Cavaliers to win this home game.
The Rockets are 36-38 SU and 32-42 ATS so far this season. They are 16-22 on the road, and 32 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 31 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 104-101 loss to the Indiana Pacers, where they failed to cover the spread as 1 ½ point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 210 ½ point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers in that game.
The Cavaliers are 52-21 SU and 32-38-3 ATS overall this year. They are 30-6 at home, and 36 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 37 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 107-93 win over the New York Knicks, where they won against the spread as -8 ½ point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 202 point line set by NBA betting sites in that matchup.
Houston is 37-15 ATS on Tuesday night, and 2-5 ATS overall lately. They are 1-5 ATS against opponents from the Central Division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 games on Tuesday, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 against teams with a winning record. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 coming off of one day of rest, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 on the road. The total has gone OVER in 17 of their last 22 games coming off of a SU loss.
Cleveland is 9-4 ATS against Western Conference teams, and 4-9 ATS coming off of two days of rest. They are 2-6 ATS lately overall, and 1-4 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road. They are 1-5-1 ATS on Tuesday, and 0-5 ATS coming off of a SU win.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 coming off of two days of rest, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 at home. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 8 against teams with a losing record overall, and OVER In 9 of their last 13 coming off of a win spreadwise.
Between these teams, the Rockets are 5-2 ATS lately, and 2-5 ATS when playing at Cleveland. The home team is 16-5 ATS, and the favorite is 6-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Cleveland.
They last met on January 15, 2016, when Cleveland won 91-77, and covered the spread as -2 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 204 ½ point line set by sports betting sites for that matchup.
For Tuesday night's game, betting odds list the Cavaliers as -2 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 211 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Cavaliers are listed at -130, with the Rockets a +110.