Can Denver hang with Cleveland?
The Cleveland Cavaliers are a big favorite tonight when they host the Denver Nuggets at 7PM ET. Can Cleveland cover?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Cavaliers are heavily favored, as they are getting odds of -11 points against the Nuggets. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 214.5 points.
Cleveland is 49-20 overall, 28-6 at home and 30-36-3 against the spread. Denver is 29-41 overall, 13-22 on the road and 38-30-2 against the spread. The road team has won the last four in this series, but the Cavaliers are 5-2-1 against the spread in their last 8 meetings with the Nuggets.
Cleveland is a big favorite for a reason, but all the signs point to a Denver cover tonight. The Cavaliers are just 4-10-1 against the spread in their last 15 games after a loss. They suffered a 122-101 loss at Miami on Saturday. Cleveland is also just 8-20-2 ATS in their last 30 games against losing teams. Denver comes in having covered in six of its last 8 and the Nuggets are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games against a winning team. Look for Denver to keep it within 10.
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