Cleveland Cavaliers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/20/21

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/20/21 Photo by John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Brooklyn Nets (9-6) at Cleveland Cavaliers (6-7)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)

The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers +9 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Brooklyn Nets look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 119.3 points on 49.4 percent shooting and allowing 113.7 points on 44.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 33 points and nine rebounds while Kevin Durant is averaging 30.6 points and 5.7 assists. Kyrie Irving is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Harris is dishing 1.9 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game. 

The Cleveland Cavaliers need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 99.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 103.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 25.1 points and 2.1 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 19.3 points and 1.7 assists. Darius Garland is the third double-digit scorer and Cedi Osman is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

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The Nets are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games. The Cavaliers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 10-1 in Nets last 11 overall. The under is 10-1 in Cavaliers last 11 overall. The Nets are 25-9 ATS in the last 34 meetings in Cleveland and 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking more and more like the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that struggles at both ends of the court and doesn't cover numbers. The Brooklyn Nets have looked great in their first two games since the Harden trade, and now they're expected to get Kyrie back for this contest. The Cavaliers are sure to struggle keeping up offensively in this contest. I'll take the Nets in a double digit victory.

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Randy’s Pick Brooklyn Nets -9

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