The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the posted spread at the sportsbooks in just one of their last five games against the Boston Celtics as those teams hit the hardwood in the opener of their best-of-seven first-round series on Sunday.
Boston is also 2-0 SU in its last two games against Cleveland, although those two victories both came in the past week when the Cavaliers had little to play for and were resting players. Totals bettors have watched the UNDER pay out at the sportsbooks in each of their last three meetings.
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Boston Celtics listed as 10.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 203.5 at Bodog but may have moved since the betting odds opened.
Computer Prediction: Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Pick
A 107-106 result in favor of the Cavaliers is the prediction by the Odds – VSB
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Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Boston Celtics will try to spoil the party on Sunday; they are 49-33 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 40-42 ATS. Boston is 42-39-1 vs the betting total points scored; Cleveland is 33-48-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Boston injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Cleveland Cavaliers rated this week at No. 3 and the Boston Celtics sitting at No. 6.
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How Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Stats Match Up
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Cleveland’s No. 18-rated NBA squad against Boston’s No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Cleveland rates No. 4 in the league with 10.07 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 8.05 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Boston earned a 105-100 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Luigi Datome at Bradley Center.
Cleveland got 19 points from Kevin Love en route to a 113-108 victory over Washington on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cleveland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Cleveland is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
Cleveland is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games at home
Cleveland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Cleveland, Tuesday, April 21st