Cavs vs. Pistons Handicap Pick
Bettors looking for a home underdog to back tonight in the NBA should consider the Pistons when they host the Cavaliers tonight at 7:30PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book RealBet.eu, Detroit is currently a 4-point home underdog for tonight’s matchup versus Cleveland. As for the total, the number opened at 206.5 before jumping to 208. The Cavs enter play with a 32-12 record and are 19-23 against the spread, while the Pistons are 25-21 overall and 25-20 ATS.
As a home underdog this season, the Pistons are 4-2-1 against the spread while the Cavs are just 6-11-1 against the number as a road favorite. Cleveland is also just 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games versus Detroit while the underdog has cashed in seven of the last 10 meetings between these two teams.
Another aspect that makes the Pistons an intriguing play tonight is how well they’ve played defensively. They’ve given up an average of 94.5 points in their last two games overall and still rank in the top 10 in NBA defensive efficiency. It’s good a spot to take the points with the home dog.