Pacers strong vs. the Cavs
The Cleveland Cavaliers are a favorite on the road against the Indiana Pacers, but Cleveland hasn’t had much success covering against them.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, the Cavaliers are favored on the road tonight, as they are getting odds of -4.5 points against the Pacers. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 209.5 points.
The Cavaliers (34-12, 21-23-2 ATS) are riding a four-game win streak with a real offensive spurt, scoring at least 114 points in all four games. The Cavaliers find themselves as a road favorite for the 19th time this season, a spot that hasn’t done them all too well. Cleveland is 7-11-1 against the spread this season as a road favorite.
Indiana (25-22, 24-23 ATS) has won its last two games, both at home, beating the Nuggets and Hawks. The Pacers are a home underdog for just the sixth time this season (2-3 ATS), but the Pacers have been a strong team at the betting window following a win. Indiana is 14-10 ATS this season after a win, the fourth-highest cover percentage in the NBA this season. Indiana has also covered in four straight meetings with Cleveland overall and four straight when the Cavs come to Indiana.