Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers NBA Pro Basketball

Monday

Time: 7PM ET TV: NBA PPV

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road Monday to face the Indiana Pacers in an NBA regular season contest. The LVSC send out has the road team Cavaliers a 5 ½ point favorite with the over under coming in at 208 ½. There has been money coming in on the underdog Indiana Pacers as Lebron James and company are now a 4 ½ point favorite. There has been slight play on the under as the total currently sits at 208. The Cleveland Cavaliers sits 2 games in the loss column ahead of the Lakers for the best record in the league with 2 to play. Any combination of 1 Cavaliers victory or 1 Lakers loss will give the Cavaliers home court advantage throughout the entire NBA Playoffs. Cleveland has won 4 straight and are coming off a 107-76 thumping of the Boston Celtics on Sunday as an 8-point favorite. The Indiana Pacers have been eliminated from playoff consideration and are coming off a point spread covering 106-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons at home. In their last meeting on February 10th the Indiana Pacers defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-95 as a 6-½ point home underdog. The Pacers were hot from the three-point line in that February night as Indiana hit on 47.8% of their shots from beyond the arc. Indiana gives up an average of 106.4 points per game ranking 26th on the season. Cleveland is the #2 team in the league in three point shooting percentage hitting on 39.2% of their shots. Cleveland is the #1 team in the league in scoring defense as they allow a mere 90.8 points per game. The Cavaliers also has the best defensive field goal percentage against in the league as teams shoot only an average of 42.9% per game. The Cavaliers are 26-14 this season on the road and 13-5 against the spread in the back end of a back to back. Indiana is 24-15 this season on their home court.

Trend: The Under is 4-1 in their past 5 meetings

The Wagerline consensus has 69.6 % of the bettors on Cleveland –4 1/2

The Wagerline consensus has 51.8 % of the bettors playing Under 208.