Free NBA Hoops Prediction: Raptors vs Cavaliers Odds
Weekly NBA betting sees the Toronto Raptors taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday January 4 at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE NBA hoops predictions.
Toronto Raptors (21-14) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (22-9)
Date: Monday January 4
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
NBA Moneyline Odds: Cleveland -355
NBA Betting Odds: Cleveland -9
NBA Betting Total: 193.5
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The Cavaliers and Raptors get set to battle it out inside Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night.
Cleveland looks to make it 3 straight overall and 5 in a row at home as they prepare for their longest road trip of the season following this game.
The Raptors fell to the Bulls by 2 points last time out and this will mark the beginning of a 5 game road trip for them.
The Raptors get set to begin a 5 game road trip as they look to continue their solid road play.
Toronto are 10-8 SU away from home and are 11-7 ATS in those 18 games. Defense has been the key to success on the road as they allow just 96.7 points against per game this season.
Toronto has been one of the better teams in the 2nd half as they have been able to win games late in the 4th quarter. However, that didn’t hold true in their loss to Chicago as the Bulls and Jimmy Butler torched the Raptors late and held on for a 115-113 win.
DeMar DeRozan had 24 points while Kyle Lowry had 22 and 10 assists in the loss to Chicago as these two have been the keys to success for Toronto.
The Cavaliers have gotten back to their dominating ways and look as impressive as ever this season right now. They’ve won 3 straight and 5 straight at home.
Cleveland has gone 14-1 SU at home, but that hasn’t bode well for backers. Cleveland has gone just 7-8 ATS in their 15 home games this season.
James had 29 points in the blowout win over the Magic last time out as they picked apart them in every aspect of the game.
This is also a time where Kyrie Irving is seeing 100% of the minutes he can get as he continues to recover. He’s seen a significant increase in minutes and has looked to gain the rhythm back in his shooting.
The Cavs are giving up 88 points on 40.4 percent shooting over their last 10 games. In that span, they’ve gone 8-2 SU.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Raptors are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- Raptors are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss.
- Raptors are 5-11-2 ATS in their last 18 Monday games.
- Cavaliers are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Cavaliers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Atlantic.
Free NBA Prediction:
The Cavs finally got an all around solid performance in their win over the Magic. Cleveland has been winning games, but have really failed to cover the number in that span.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Cleveland ATS
Cleveland looked good last time out and this should be a similar performance here as they are at 100% health wise and have everything clicking.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 110 – Toronto 91
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