LeBron James will be looking for a better SU and ATS result in his return trip to Miami to face the Heat as the Cleveland Cavaliers head down south for the marquee NBA betting matchup on the schedule for Monday night.
The Heat topped the Cavaliers 101-91 as a 6-point home underdog on the NBA odds in the first meeting of the season between the teams in Miami back on December 25. The Cavaliers got some revenge for that loss on February 11, beating the Heat 113-93 as a 12-point home favorite.
Sports bettors looking to pick the Miami Heat as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 7.5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bodog. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 204 for Monday at shops such as Bovada.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Cleveland Cavaliers have seen them go 43-25 and 35-33 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Miami Heat are at 29-36 and 29-33-3 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Heat are 28-36-1, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 26-41-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Cleveland injuries news.
This game pits the Miami Heat, currently No. 21 in the Odds – VSB
NBA Power Rankings, against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who rate No. 1 in the most recent survey update.
How Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Stats Matchup
The game also pits Miami’s No. 28-ranked offense averaging 94.51 PPG, against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 11 at 98.93 PPG. The Miami Heat field goal percentage has averaged 45.56% so far, less than the Cleveland Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.83% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cavaliers got a 33-point performance from Kyrie Irving as Cleveland handed Orlando a 123-108 defeat on Sunday at Amway Center.
The Heat endured a 102-92 loss at the hands of the Raptors on Friday, despite a 25-point effort from Dwyane Wade at Air Canada Centre.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Betting Odds Trends
Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games
Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Miami’s last 15 games
Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, March 18th
Miami home to Portland, Wednesday, March 18th