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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors

February 10, 2024


The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to Toronto, Ontario to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday evening and will air on Bally Sports Ohio.

Cleveland enters this game with the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference with a record of 34-16 and has been the hottest team in the NBA as they are on an eight-game winning streak following Thursday’s 118-95 win on the road against the Brooklyn Nets. The success of the Cavaliers this season can be attributed to their defensive play as they are allowing the 2nd fewest points per game in the league with an average of 109.3 points allowed per game, however, because they play at a slower tempo than the average team in the NBA they have been a below average team offensively as they are averaging 114.82 points per game which is less than the league average of 115.62 points per game. 

Donovan Mitchell has played a pivotal role in the success Cleveland has had this season as he leads the team in scoring and assists with an average of 28.5 points and 6.3 assists per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to extend their winning streak to nine games when they travel to face the Toronto Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors enter this game with a record of 19-33 which puts them in 12th place in the Eastern Conference, however, Toronto is on a two-game winning streak following a 107-104 win at home against the Houston Rockets on Friday. Scottie Barnes has been one of the better players on the team as he leads the team in scoring with an average of 20.2 points per game. The Raptors have been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.45 points per game while also being below-average defensively as they are allowing an average of 117.75 points per game. The Toronto Raptors will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday evening. 

BookMaker has the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as 8-point favorites on the road against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday evening. The teams have split the last ten games while Cleveland has won two of the previous three meetings. The Raptors are 5-4-1 ATS in the last ten while the teams are 1-1-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 27-21-2 ATS overall, 13-10-1 ATS on the road, and 18-12-2 ATS as a favorite this season while the Toronto Raptors are 24-27-1 ATS overall, 11-13 ATS at home, 15-17-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Cleveland enters this game with the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference while Toronto is in 12th place in the conference. The Cavaliers have been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the previous three meetings while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 27-21-2 ATS overall and 18-12-2 ATS as a favorite while the Raptors are 24-27-1 ATS overall and 15-17-1 ATS as an underdog. Lay the points with the Cleveland Cavaliers when they travel to face the Toronto Raptors on Saturday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -8