The Cleveland Cavaliers went just 1-3 SU and 2-2 ATS in their four games against the Atlanta Hawks during the regular season as those teams clash on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals.
The Cavaliers topped the Hawks 127-94 in their first meeting of the season back in November, but since then Atlanta has managed to beat Cleveland three straight times while covering the spread twice. The OVER went 3-1 in those games.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Cleveland Cavaliers betting line opened this morning as 0-point in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
(including Bodog), while the total was hovering around 197.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Hawks to win this game 104-103.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 45-47 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Atlanta Hawks are 54-39-1 ATS. Cleveland is 37-54-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Atlanta is 47-47 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Cleveland injuries news.
The betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
have the No. 3-rated Cleveland Cavaliers taking on the No. 9-rated Atlanta Hawks in this NBA contest.
The game also pits Atlanta’s No. 11-ranked offense averaging 102.2 PPG, against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 11 at 98 PPG. The Atlanta Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 46.16% so far, more than the Cleveland Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.55% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Atlanta was a 94-91 winner on the road against the Wizards. They covered the +2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 94-73 winner as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Cavaliers covered in the match as a +2-point underdog, while 167 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
- Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- Cleveland is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games
- Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- Atlanta is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games
- Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Atlanta is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland at Atlanta, Friday, May 22nd