Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road tonight to take on the Detroit Pistons.
Cleveland are ranked 1st in the Eastern Conference with an average score of 0.677 points, gained thanks to 42 wins and 20 losses; Detroit is ranked 7th in the same Conference with 0.484 average points (31 wins and 33 losses).
On monday night, Cleveland lost to Miami 106-98 so they are now in a 4 losses over 6 games strike, their form doesn't seem to be great, that is. Detroit looks in a better run, having won 5 of the last 7 games.
This is course an important match for Detroit, which needs a win in order to climb the ranking and try to avoid the best teams in the second phase of the NBA. They will find a more rested opponent waiting for them though.
Head to head, the Pistons have averaged 98 points vs 101 by Cleveland, for an overall average game score of 199. The latest head-to-head match, played on Dec 27, 2016, was convincingly won by Detroit with a final score of 106-90.
To sumarize, Cleveland has struggled a bit but they are still the more rested and stronger team. That might be enough for them to cover the spread vs a tired Pistons team.
* - Odds correct at time of publication, and are subject to change.
- Pick2 (-5) AH 1
- Odds-111 Bet365
- Match result106-101 (-9.00)