|Written by Michael|
Bet on the NBAKyrie Irving is going to play in the state where he completed his high school. Waiting for his arrival will be Deron Williams.
Irving is going to play a significant part in ensuring that his team Cleveland Cavaliers end a three-game losing run against William team New Jersey Nets.
Irving scored more than 30 points last time these two sides met and if he clicks, Cleveland is going to be tough to beat. Byron Scott, coach of Cavaliers faced quite a bit of criticism after resting Irving for the fourth quarter yesterday as they lost to Atlanta.
Statistics wise, Cleveland at this point of time is 3 1/2 games behind New York for the final spot in the Eastern Conference playoff. If they do not improve their level of play quickly, they are going to lose out in attaining this spot. What Cavaliers need is a good beginning; they can get that against Nets as they too start slowly.
Nets are coming out of a loss after leading by 12 point against struggling New Orleans. Playing at home, record of Nets is quite poor, losing ten out of 12 matches. For Nets, Gerald need to fire because if he can't they are going to struggle once again.
Talking about the NBA odds, New Jersey Nets is favorite at 1.62 while you can back Cavaliers at 2.62. Looking at the odds, value is definitely with Cavaliers, especially with Nets struggling at home. In the handicap market, you can back Cavaliers with a 4 point start at the odds of 2.08. If you think New Jersey is going to be too good for Cavaliers, you can back them giving away 4 point start at 2.08.
The total match points market is set at under 196.5 points and over 196.5 points. You can back over 196.5 points at 1.91 while under 196.5 points is available at 2.04. Under is the way to go here with both teams in tricky situation.