Cavs vs. Nuggets Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Nuggets Cover Point Spread vs. LeBron, Cavs? 3/7/18

Will the Denver Nuggets hand LeBron and the Cleveland Cavs a loss tonight when the two teams meet at 10:30 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

(571) Cleveland Cavaliers at (572) Denver Nuggets

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 10:30 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Nuggets are 2-point home favorites tonight against the Cavs while the over/under sits at 230.5 points.

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LINE MOVEMENT

Denver opened as a 2-point home favorite and while some sportsbooks have bumped the line to 2.5, the majority of online books have kept the number at 2. As for the total, the over/under opened at 228.5 but has climbed to 230.5 at most books.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 73% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Cavs to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 53% of the betting tickets are on the under.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

Kevin Love (hand) remains out for the Cavs and so does Tristan Thompson (ankle). The Nuggets currently do not have any players listed on their injury report.

BETTING STRATEGY

The home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams. The Nuggets are also 11-5-1 at the betting window in their last 17 games when playing on no rest and are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games against Eastern Conference foes. On the other side, the Cavs are 7-20 against the spread in their last 27 games playing on one day of rest and have failed to cover in 15 of their last 20 opportunities coming off a win.

 

OUR PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS -2

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