Cavs vs. Spurs Prediction
Tonight's marquee matchup in the NBA tips off at 8:00PM ET when the Spurs host the Cavs. Will San Antonio cover as a home favorite?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Spurs are now 4.5-point home favorites versus the Cavs after opening as a 4-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 212.5 but has been bet down to 212.
Cleveland enters play tonight with a 5-5 record over its last 10 games and is 4-5-1 against the spread during that stretch. LeBron and Co. are just 32-37 at the betting window this season, which includes a losing ATS mark on the road of 15-21.
San Antonio has won seven of its last 10 games but is just 4-6 against the spread during that span. The Spurs own a winning record at the betting window this season at 37-34, but are just 17-18 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Spurs are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games when playing an opponent that owns a winning percentage above .600. The Cavs, meanwhile, are 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 1-8-1 against the number in their last 10 games coming off a double-digit loss at home, and are 1-4-2 at the betting window in their last seven games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -4.5