Total to Watch: Hawks vs. Cavs
CLEVELAND, OH (Totals Authority) - The Hawks have won 10 of their last 11 games but will face a challenge tonight when they visit LeBron and the Cavs at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cavs are currently 5.5-point home favorites over the Hawks while the over/under total is sitting at 201.5. Cleveland opened as an 8-point favorite before the line was bet down, while the total opened at 204.5 before also coming down.
Despite the recent line movement, the over has been a great play when these two teams meet. The over is a perfect 4-0 in the last four games between the Hawks and Cavs and 4-1 in the last five meetings in Cleveland. The over is also 4-1 in the Hawks' last six road games and 4-1 in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
Continuing with the trends, the over is also 20-9-1 in Atlanta's last 30 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 and 6-2 in the Cavs' last eight games versus a team with a winning straight up record.