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The Detroit Pistons will be going for their second consecutive win when they face the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The Pistons are coming off a 119-104 win over Philadelphia as 4.5-point underdogs. The Cavaliers are coming off a 115-108 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers as 12-point underdogs.
The Cavaliers and Pistons have split their last 10 meetings.
Pistons Trying To Snap Two-Game Road Losing Streak
The Pistons snapped their four-game losing streak with a win over Philadelphia in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Cavaliers, which will snap their two-game road losing streak.
Detroit isn’t very good offensively, averaging 109.5 points per game. They finished with 119 points in their last game, making 50 percent of their field goals and 44.7 percent of their three-pointers.
Delon Wright led the way for Detroit with 28 points, seven rebounds, and nine assists. Jerami Grant finished with 25 points, eight rebounds, and five assists, while Wayne Ellington added 20 points and three assists for the Pistons.
Detroit has also struggled defensively, giving up 113 points per game. They gave up 104 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to beat the Cavaliers.
Cavaliers Trying To Snap Two-Game Losing Streak
The Cavaliers followed up their three-game winning streak by losing their last two games. They will try to snap their losing streak and pick up their fourth consecutive win over the Pistons when they play on Wednesday.
Cleveland is one of the worst offensive teams in the league, averaging 104.5 points per game. They finished with 108 points in their last game, making 46.5 percent of their field goals and 42.9 percent of their three-pointers.
Andre Drummond led the way for Cleveland with 25 points and 17 rebounds. Cedi Osman finished with 20 points, two rebounds, two assists, and three steals, while Collin Sexton added 17 points, four rebounds, and six assists for the Cavaliers.
Cleveland has done a better job defensively, giving up 109.1 points per game. They gave up 115 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
- 6-3 ATS in their last 9 home games.
- 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division.
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Cleveland.
The Bottom Line
What to bet on this game.
Full-Game Side Bet
The Pistons got a big win over Philadelphia in their last game, but it was their first win in their last five games because the team has struggled on both sides of the ball. The Cavaliers have lost their last two games, but the losses came against the Lakers and Celtics. With the exception of the loss to Boston, the Cavaliers have played well in their last five games, especially on the offensive end. With the Pistons struggling offensively and likely being without Derrick Rose, who is questionable for the game, the Pistons won’t be able to keep up with the Cavaliers, who will pick up an easy win.
Cleveland Cavaliers -3
Full-Game Total Pick
The Cavaliers have been on a roll offensively in recent games, averaging 120.7 points per game in their last four games. They have played over the total in their last five games, and with the Pistons giving up 113 points per game, expect the Cavaliers to score a lot of points in this game. The Pistons are averaging 109.5 points per game. They are averaging 114.4 points per game in their last five road games, and have played over the total in their last five road games. With the two teams playing over the total in eight of their last 10 meetings, the over is the smart play here.