|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at the Monday night matchup between the Detroit Pistons and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game at Quicken Loans Arena is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN. Currently, the Cavaliers are solid home favorites to win tonight.
The Pistons are 27-29 SU and 27-28-1 ATS so far this season. They are 11-18 on the road, and 30 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 26 going UNDER. They are coming off of a 111-106 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, where they failed to cover the spread as -5 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 205 Ω point line set by sports betting sites for that matchup.
The Cavaliers are 40-14 SU and 24-27-3 ATS overall this year. They are 23-4 at home, and 26 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 28 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 115-92 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, where they won against the spread as 3 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 218 point line set by basketball betting experts in that game.
Detroit is 4-12-1 ATS on Monday night, and 1-5 ATS against Eastern Conference opponents. They are 0-4 ATS coming off of a SU or spread loss, and 0-4 ATS on the road lately. They are 0-5 ATS overall, and 0-4 ATS against the Central Division.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of their last 9 against the Central Division, and UNDER in 35 of their last 47 games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone OVER in 22 of their last 31 games on Monday night, and OVER in 7 of their last 10 against the Eastern Conference.
Cleveland is 3-1-1 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise, and 9-21-2 ATS on Monday night. They are 4-0-1 ATS on the second game of a back-to-back, and 6-15-2 ATS against teams with a losing record overall. They are 0-3-1 ATS against Eastern Conference teams lately.
The total has gone OVER in all 5 of their recent games on Monday night, and OVER in all 5 of their games coming off of a win spreadwise. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 8 games coming off of a SU win, and OVER in 6 of their last 8 against Central Division teams. The total has gone UNDER in 14 of their last 19 against Eastern Conference opponents.
Between these teams, the Pistons are 6-2 ATS when playing in Cleveland, and the total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 matchups in Cleveland.
They last met on January 29, 2016, when the Cavaliers won 114-106, and won against the spread as -4 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 207 point line set by the sportsbook for that game.
For Monday night's matchup, betting odds list the Cavs as -8 Ω point home favorites. The over/under is set at 205 Ω points. On the moneyline, Cleveland is a -440, while Detroit is listed at +355.