Wizards at Cavaliers - 12/1/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (6-8) at Cleveland Cavaliers (13-4)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNB, FSOH
The Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Washington Wizards need a victory in order to snap a four-game losing streak. The Washington Wizards are averaging 99.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.1 points on 46 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 16.1 points and 7.6 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 19.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 2.3 assists and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are shooting just 38.9 percent from the field in their last five games. The Washington Wizards have lost four of their last five road games. Drew Gooden and Gray Neal are questionable while Nene is doubtful.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 96.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.6 points and 6.6 assists while Kevin Love is averaging 19.8 points and 11.8 rebounds. Mo Williams is dishing 4.6 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 10.3 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Cavs are shooting 41.4 percent from deep in their last five games and are 9-1 this year when topping 100 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 11 straight regular season home games.
The Wizards are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Central. The Cavaliers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
We've made some nice money lately fading the Cavs and big numbers, but Cleveland is healthier than its been recently and the Wizards are falling off a cliff right now. Even Cleveland should be able to win this by double digits.