Cavs vs. Wizards Prediction

Are Cavs a good bet to pull off small upset vs. Wizards? NBA Picks 2/6/17

Are the Cavs a good bet to pull off the small upset in Washington tonight when they visit the Wizards at 7:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are now 1-point home favorites versus the Cavs after the game opened as a pick'em. As for the total, the number hit the board at 220 and that's where it currently sits at the majority of sports books.

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Cleveland enters play with a 5-5 record over its last 10 games, covering in just four of those contests. The Cavs have won back-to-back games, however, including a 111-104 victory in New York against the Knicks on Saturday. LeBron James scored 32 points with five rebounds, 10 assists and four 3-pointers in that victory over the Knicks. Kevin Love also chipped in with 23 points and 16 rebounds.

The Wizards remain red-hot, winning nine of their last 10 games and going 9-1 against the spread during that time as well. They've ripped off seven consecutive victories, including a 105-91 win over the Pelicans on Saturday. John Wall was fantastic, scoring 24 points with three rebounds, 13 assists, five steals and one block in the victory over New Orleans.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Cavaliers are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games in Washington and are 9-4-1 against the number in their last 14 conference games. They're also 4-0-1 against the spread in their last five games versus Southeast opponents and they should be able to halt the Wizards' winning streak with a big road win tonight.

 

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: CLEVELAND CAVALIERS +1

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