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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons

January 31, 2024




The Detroit Pistons will travel to Cleveland, Ohio to face the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse with the game scheduled to start at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday evening and will air on Bally Sports Detroit and Bally Sports Ohio.

The Pistons have the worst record in the NBA at 6-40, however, they have won two of their last three games including Sunday’s 120-104 win at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Detroit is the 7th lowest-scoring team in the NBA this season with an average of 112.43 points per game while allowing the 4th most points per game with an average of 122.13 points allowed per game. Cade Cunningham has been the best player on the team this season as he leads the team in scoring, assists, and steals with an average of 22.8 points, 7.4 assists, and 0.95 steals per game, however, Cunningham has missed nine of the last ten games for the Pistons and will be a game-time decision in the game against the Cavaliers. The Detroit Pistons will look to get their 3rd win in their last four games when they travel to face the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in 5th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 28-16 while having won ten of their last 11 games and are on a two-game winning streak following Monday’s 118-108 win at home against the Los Angeles Clippers. The success of the Cavaliers this season can be attributed to their defensive play and tempo as they are allowing the 3rd fewest points per game in the NBA with an average of 109.8 points per game. 

Offensively, Cleveland has been a below-average team as they are averaging the 12th fewest points per game with an average of 114.09 points per game. Evan Mobley is back from injury which will also help to improve the Cavaliers as he is averaging a double-double with 15.7 points and 10.4 rebounds per game while also leading the team in blocks with an average of 1.59 blocks per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they host the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday evening.

BookMaker has the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as 11.5-point favorites at home against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday evening. Cleveland has won eight of the last ten including the previous seven meetings against Detroit. The Cavaliers are 5-4-1 ATS in the last ten while both teams are 1-1-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Detroit Pistons are 21-24-1 ATS overall, 10-11 ATS on the road, and 20-20-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 24-18-2 ATS overall, 12-10-1 ATS at home, and 15-9-2 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Cleveland has been one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference while Detroit has been the worst team in the NBA and has been the better team in the series, winning eight of the last ten including seven straight against Detroit. The Cavaliers are 5-4-1 ATS in the last ten in the series and have been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 24-18-2 ATS overall and 15-9-2 ATS as a favorite while the Pistons are 21-24-1 ATS overall. Buy the .5 point and lay the points with the Cleveland Cavaliers when they host the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -11