Cavaliers vs. Wizards Free Pick
The Cleveland Cavaliers look to pick up a road win against the Washington Wizards today at 1PM ET, but can Cleveland cover a small road spread?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Cavaliers are favored on the road today, as they are getting odds of -5.5 points against the Wizards in Washington. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 211 points.
Cleveland is 41-16 on the season, 17-11 on the road and 25-29-3 against the spread. Washington is 27-30 overall, 14-16 at home and 30-27 against the spread. The road team has won both meetings this season, but the Wizards covered in the two contests. Washington has now covered in three straight meetings with Cleveland.
Washington has been an inconsistent team all season, failing to produce any lengthy winning streaks, but the Wizards have been consistent at not performing well after a win. Washington is just 10-16 against the spread after a win this season and it is coming off a 103-94 win at Philly on Friday. Cleveland is coming off a 99-97 loss at Toronto where it seemed to have the game in its control in the fourth quarter, only to see the Raptors rally late. Cleveland should be motivated to bounce back, as they have covered in their last two games after a loss.
SUNDAY’S NBA FREE PICK: CLEVELAND CAVALIERS -5.5