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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards

February 7, 2024



The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel to Washington, District of Columbia to face the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday evening and will air on Bally Sports Ohio.

The Cavaliers enter this game with the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference at 32-16 and have been one of the hottest teams in the NBA as they are on a six-game winning streak following Monday’s 136-110 win at home against the Sacramento Kings. The success of Cleveland this season can be attributed to their defensive play as they are allowing the 3rd fewest points per game with an average of 109.67 points per game, however, they have been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.77 points per game which is below the league average of 115.58 points per game. Jarrett Allen has been one of the better players on the team and enters this game averaging a double-double with 15.6 points and 10.6 rebounds per game and is 2nd on the team in blocks with an average of 1.14 blocks per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to extend their winning streak to seven games when they travel to face the Washington Wizards.

The Washington Wizards have the 2nd worst record in the Eastern Conference at 9-40 and are on a three-game losing streak following Sunday’s 112-140 loss at home against the Phoenix Suns. Washington has been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.77 points per game which is below the league average of 115.58 points per game. Defensively, the Wizards have been the worst team in the NBA as they are allowing the most points per game with an average of 124.04 points allowed per game. Kyle Kuzma leads the team in scoring with an average of 21.8 points per game. The Washington Wizards will look to end their three-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday evening.

BookMaker has the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as 10.5-point favorites on the road against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday evening. Cleveland has won seven of the last ten including the previous six meetings while covering the spread in seven of the last ten including the previous five games in the series. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 26-20-2 ATS overall, 12-9-1 ATS on the road, and 17-11-2 ATS as a favorite this season while the Washington Wizards are 22-26-1 ATS overall, 7-17 ATS at home, and 21-23-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Cleveland has the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference while Washington has the 2nd worst. The Cavaliers have been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten including six straight against the Wizards while having covered the spread in seven of the last ten including the previous five contests and have been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 26-20-2 ATS overall and 12-9-1 ATS on the road while the Wizards are 22-26-1 ATS overall and 7-17 ATS at home which is why I am buying the .5 point and laying the points with the Cleveland Cavaliers when they travel to face the Washington Wizards. 

Spooky Express Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -10