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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs

February 3, 2024


The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to San Antonio, Texas to face the San Antonio Spurs at the Frost Bank Center with tip-off scheduled for 8:30 PM ET on Saturday night and will air on Bally Sports Ohio.

Cleveland is one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference and enters this game in 4th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 30-16 and is on a four-game winning streak following Thursday’s 108-101 win on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Cavaliers have been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.26 points per game which is below the league average of 115.53 points per game, however, they are allowing the 3rd fewest points per game with an average of 109.85 points allowed per game. 

Jarrett Allen enters this game averaging a double-double with 15.2 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while leading the team in blocks with an average of 1.15 blocks per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to extend their winning streak to five games when they travel to face the San Antonio Spurs.

The San Antonio Spurs have the worst record in the Western Conference at 10-39 and are on a three-game losing streak following Friday’s 113-114 loss at home against the New Orleans Pelicans. Defensively, the Spurs are allowing the 5th most points per game with an average of 121.08 points allowed per game while also having been one of the worst teams offensively as the Spurs are averaging the 7th fewest points per game with an average of 112.56 points per game. Victor Wembanyama is the favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award in the NBA and enters this game averaging a double-double with 20.6 points and 10.1 rebounds per game while leading the NBA in blocks with an average of 3.17 blocks per game. The San Antonio Spurs will look to end their three-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.

BookMaker has the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as 9.5-point favorites on the road against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. Cleveland has won seven of the last ten and two of the previous three meetings. The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Spurs have covered the spread in the previous three games in the series. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 24-20-2 ATS overall, 11-9-1 ATS on the road, and 15-11-2 ATS as a favorite this season while the San Antonio Spurs are 24-25 ATS overall, 12-13 ATS at home, and 20-24 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Cleveland enters this game with a better record and has been the dominant team in the series, winning seven of the last ten and two of the last three matchups. The Cavaliers have also been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 24-20-2 ATS overall and 15-11-2 ATS as a favorite while the Spurs are 24-25 ATS overall and 20-24 ATS as an underdog. As a result, I am buying the .5 point and laying the points with the Cleveland Cavaliers when they travel to face the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.

Spooky Express Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -9