Can Cavs bounce back vs. Mavericks?
The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off a loss while the Dallas Mavericks are coming off a win. Who will prevail when the two meet at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Cavaliers are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -9.5 points against the Mavericks. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 207.5 points.
Cleveland is 47-19 overall, 27-6 at home and 30-33-3 against the spread. Dallas is 34-33 overall, 15-17 on the road and 35-31-1 against the spread. Dallas has won five of the last seven meetings between the two and they are 6-1 against the spread in those seven games. Cleveland won the lone meeting this season, 110-107 in Dallas back on Jan. 12.
The Cavaliers had a three-game win streak snapped on Monday in Utah, 94-85. Dallas had a five-game losing streak snapped on Monday by winning 107-96 in Charlotte. However, the Mavs are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games while Cleveland is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against Western Conference opponents. Coming off a loss, Cleveland should bounce back well tonight and take care of Dallas.
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