Cavs vs. Hawks Prediction
Are the Cavaliers a good bet to rebound off their latest loss by covering as a road favorite tonight against the Hawks at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cavaliers are now 3-point road favorites versus the Hawks after opening as a 3.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 214 and that's where it currently sits.
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Cleveland enters play tonight having won seven of its last 10 games while cashing in six of those 10 games, although the team is in the midst of a three-game losing streak at the betting window. On the season, the Cavs are 27-30 against the spread overall and 11-16 ATS on the road.
Atlanta has won two in a row but is still just 5-5 over its last 10 games, covering in just four of those 10 contests. The Hawks are 29-31 against the spread on the season and are 13-16 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Cavs have covered in four of their last five games in Atlanta and have cashed in seven of their last nine games overall versus the Hawks. Cleveland has also covered in six of its last eight games when its opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game and is 5-0-1 ATS in its last six games versus Southeast opponents. The Hawks, meanwhile, have failed to cover in four of their last five games overall and are 2-6 ATS in their last eight home games.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: CLEVELAND CAVALIERS -3