76ers vs. Cavs Prediction
Are the Cavs laying too many points tonight at 7:30PM ET when they host the underdog 76ers?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Cavaliers are now 11-point home favorites versus the 76ers, who opened as 10.5-point underdogs. As for the total, the number currently sits at 217.5, down from 219.
Philadelphia has split over its last 10 games on the hardwood but is 7-3 against the spread during that span. The 76ers are 47-28 at the betting window on the season, making them one of the best ATS teams in the league this year. They're also 22-16 against the spread on the road.
Cleveland has dropped six of its last 10 games entering play tonight and is 3-6-1 against the spread during that stretch. The Cavs are also 32-39 at the betting window on the season but they own a winning record at home at 17-16 ATS.
OUR PREDICTION: The Sixers are an impressive 17-5 against the spread in their last 22 games against the Cavaliers and are 5-2 against the number in their last seven games in Cleveland. The underdog has also cashed in eight of the last nine meetings between these two teams and the 76ers are also 11-3 against the number in their last 14 road games. The Cavs, meanwhile, are 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six home games and are 1-6-1 ATS in their last eight games overall.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS +11