Celtics hot, are dogs at Cavs on Saturday

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA 3/5/16 Picks & Predictions

Two teams that have each won seven games of their last 10 contests meet tonight in Cleveland when the Cavaliers host the Celtics at 7:00PM ET.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, Cleveland is now a 7.5-point home favorite versus Boston after the line opened at 6.5. As for the total, the number opened at 212 but has been bet down to 211.5.

The Celtics are red-hot, winners of five straight and six of their last seven. Isaiah Thomas had a fantastic night against the Knicks on Friday, scoring 32 points in a 105-104 win while also adding three rebounds, eight assists, two steals and two 3-pointers. He also hasn't turned the ball over in two straight games.

Over 60% of betting tickets are on the Cavs to cover the spread tonight vs. the Celtics

The road team has covered in five straight games between these two teams while Boston is 38-14-1 against the spread in its last 53 games playing on back-to-back nights. While Cleveland has won seven of its last 10 as well, the Cavs are just 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record.

SATURDAY NBA FREE PICK: BOSTON CELTICS +7.5

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