LeBron James will make his return to South Beach on Christmas Day as his Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Miami Heat as road betting favorites on the NBA odds at the sportsbooks.
The Cavaliers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against the Heat dating back to 2012, with James having been on the Miami roster during that span. Cleveland, however, was 6-4 ATS in those 10 contests, with the UNDER paying out six times in those 10 most recent meetings.
Computer Prediction: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 103-92 victory for the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Miami battles the Cleveland Cavaliers, currently with a 17-10 mark (11-16 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 12-16-1 for the Miami Heat and 11-15-1 for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Cleveland injuries news.
The betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
have the No. 9-rated Cleveland Cavaliers taking on the No. 24-rated Miami Heat in this NBA contest.
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How Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Stats Matchup
The game also pits Miami’s No. 26-ranked offense averaging 94.24 PPG, against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 14 at 99.56 PPG. The Miami Heat field goal percentage has averaged 45.93% so far, less than the Cleveland Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 46.72% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The battle between the Cavaliers and Timberwolves didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Minnesota was handed a 125-104 defeat on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Miami got 23 points from Dwyane Wade but lost anyway 91-87 against the 76ers on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat Betting Odds Trends
Cleveland is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games on the road
Miami is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami’s last 11 games
Miami is 2-8-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home
Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland at Orlando, Friday, December 26th
Miami home to Memphis, Saturday, December 27th