Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 12/16/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM (Scotiabank Arena)

Toronto Raptors -12.5 . Total 219.5

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road for a clash with the Toronto Raptors.  The Cavaliers are (6-20), coming off a 125-108 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.  The Raptors are (17-8), after upending the Brooklyn Nets, 110-102.

In the Cavaliers loss to the Bucks, Cleveland was led on offense by Kevin Porter Jr.  Porter was 4 of 9 from the floor, making 6 foul shots, registering 15 points.  The Cavaliers shot 45% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range.  Cleveland allowed Milwaukee to shoot 54% from the floor.  The Cavaliers trailed by as many as 28 points.
 

In the Raptors win over the Nets, Toronto was guided throughout the game by Pascal Siakam.  Siakam connected on 10 of 26 attempts from the floor, making 7 of 10 from the foul line, recording 30 points.  The Raptors shot 38% from the floor and 35% from 3-point range.  Toronto trailed by 10 points in the game.

Recent Betting Trends:

Cavaliers are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games.

Cavaliers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against the Raptors.

The over is 6-0 in Cavaliers last 6 games, when playing in Toronto.

Raptors are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.

Raptors are 10-3 SU in their last 13 home games.

The under is 4-1 in Raptors last 5 games.

The Cavaliers have struggled drastically in their last 10 games, having gone 1-9.  The Cavaliers have been poor ATS when pegged as the underdog, going 6-18.  The Raptors have been great ATS as the favorite, going 14-2.  I'll side with Raptors to get it done at home, as the Cavaliers are going in the wrong direction.  Final score prediction, Raptors will win and cover, 110-95.   

 

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Chris’s Pick TOR -12.5

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