Bucks vs. Cavs Prediction
Is the over a good play for bettors tonight when the Cavs host the Bucks at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cavs are 8.5-point home favorites versus the Bucks while the over/under currently sits at 218.5 points.
Milwaukee has split over its last 10 games on the hardwood but is just 3-7 against the spread during that same stretch. The Bucks also own a losing ATS record on the season at 22-35, which includes a 9-18 ATS mark on the road.
Cleveland enters play having won eight of its last 10 games both on the hardwood and at the betting window. The Cavs are still just 27-28 against the spread on the season, but are 16-13 ATS at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has been a fantastic play when these two teams have met recently. The over is 20-6 in the last 26 meetings between these two teams and has cashed in four of the last five meetings in Cleveland. The over is also 4-0 in the Bucks' last four games and is a perfect 7-0 in their last seven games when playing on zero rest. The over is also 13-3-1 in the Cavaliers' last 17 games overall, is 7-2-1 in their last 10 home games and has cashed in 12 of their last 13 games when they're coming off a loss.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: BUCKS/CAVS OVER 218.5