Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors - 1/30/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse)

TOR -10 . Total 218.5 .

The Toronto Raptors are on the road for a matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Raptors are (33-14), coming off a 130-114 win over the Hawks.  The Cavaliers are (13-35), after falling at home to the New Orleans Pelicans, 125-111.

In the Raptors win over the Hawks, Toronto was guided on offense by Kyle Lowry.  Lowry collected 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 11 assists.  Toronto connected on 50% from the floor and 30% from 3-point range.  The Raptors held Atlanta to 45% from the floor.  Toronto forced 18 turnovers in the game, which led to the Raptors attempting 5 more shots from the floor.

In the Cavaliers loss to the Pelicans, Cleveland was led throughout the game by Larry Nance Jr.  Nance secured a double-double, finishing with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while adding 7 assists.  The Cavaliers converted on 44% from the floor and 32% from deep.  The Pelicans connected on 53% of their shots against the Cleveland defense.  

Recent Betting Trends:

Raptors are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.

Raptors are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games against Cleveland. 

The over is 6-2 in Raptors last 8 games.

Cavaliers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.

Cavaliers are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games.

The over is 5-1 in Cavaliers last 6 games.

The Raptors have won 8 in a row, while the Cavaliers have lost 8 of their last 10 overall.  Toronto has been one of the better teas on the road this season, having gone 16-7.  Cleveland hasn't done well at home, posting a 6-18 record.  The raptors have the 5th best scoring defense, while facing a Cleveland offense that ranks 27th in offensive production.  The Raptors are used to winning on the road, so facing a team that is 12 games below .500 at home, shouldn't be an issue.  Final score prediction, Raptors will win but fail to cover, 113-107.

Chris’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers +10

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.