Cavaliers at Spurs - 1/14/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (27-9) at San Antonio Spurs (34-6)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -6 -- Over/Under: 195.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs meet Thursday night at the AT&T Center.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look to build on their solid eight-game winning streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 101.9 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 95.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.8 points and 6.1 assists while Kevin Love is averaging 16.2 points and 10.7 rebounds. Kyrie Irving is dishing 4.1 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.6 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Cavs are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 13.5 turnovers per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won six straight road games. Mo Williams is questionable.
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The San Antonio Spurs have not lost a game since Christmas night. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 103.8 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 89.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.2 points and seven rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 16.2 points and 9.1 rebounds. Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.8 rebounds and Tony Parker is dishing 5.2 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a home game since March 12th.
The Cavaliers are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games. The Spurs are 25-9 ATS in their last 34 home games and 44-19 ATS in their last 63 games overall. The Cavaliers are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
The points with the Cavs looks tasty, but don't kid yourself. The Spurs are by far the second best team in the league and haven't lost a regular season home game since March. Meanwhile, the Cavs are struggling against the Mavs, Trail Blazers and other medicore teams. Spurs roll here.