Cavaliers vs. Spurs - 1/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (39-7) at Cleveland Cavaliers (32-12)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers +2.5 -- Over/Under: 204.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The San Antonio Spurs look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.5 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 90.6 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 19.9 points and 2.5 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 15.9 points and 8.8 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing 5.1 assists and Manu Ginobili is grabbing three rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won seven of their last 10 road games. Tim Duncan is doubtful with a knee injury.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers hope to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 101.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 95.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.9 points and 6.3 assists while Kevin Love is averaging 15.7 points and 10.8 rebounds. Kyrie Irving is dishing 3.8 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cavs are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won nine of their last 11 home games.
The Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 47-22 ATS in their last 69 games overall. The Cavaliers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Southwest. The Spurs are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Cleveland and 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
The Cavs will be eager to bounce back with a statement victory, and they have the edge here with them being at home and Duncan being out. I'll take the free bucket in a game Cleveland should win outright.