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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12/9/19 NBA Picks and Previews

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12-9-19 NBA Picks and Previews

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12/9/19 – It’s time for the Cleveland Cavaliers to hit the road and play against Boston Celtics from TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Cleveland falls under the category of those weak teams this season, the Cavaliers are sitting at the bottom of the Eastern Conference and are just one game above New York Knicks. Boston, on the other hand, are doing well with their 16-5 record in the Eastern Conference play. The Celtics are just four games behind Milwaukee Bucks and are looking forward to defeat the Cavaliers in this game. The NBA game odds today are in favor for the Celtics to win this match.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12/9/19

When: December 9, 2019 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBC Sports Boston
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12/9/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cleveland Cavaliers +13.5 (-110) 216 o (-110) +600

Boston Celtics
-13.5 (-110) 216 u (-110) -1000
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Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

Cleveland Cavaliers are currently on a six-game losing streak, the Cavaliers are struggling to get past opponents even with a losing record. It turns out that they need to restart their entire strategy if they want to be recognized. In their last outing, the Cavaliers were outscored by Philadelphia Phillies when they were forced to settle with a final score of 141-96. Cleveland is also one of the worst scoring teams this season.

Players to watch: C. Sexton PG (22 GP 22 GS 30.4 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.9 OR 2.2 DR 3.1 REB 2.4 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 14.55 PER)
K. Love PF (18 GP 18 GS 30.4 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.9 OR 9.6 DR 10.5 REB 2.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.4 PF 1 AST/TO 18.19 PER)
T. Thompson C (21 GP 21 GS 31 MIN 13.6 PTS 4 OR 6.1 DR 10 REB 2.4 AST 0.9 STL 1.2 BLK 1.5 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.64 PER).

Boston Celtics Betting

Boston Celtics have been one of the strongest teams this year, especially with their home record intact. The Celtics have never lost a single game at home and they seem to be keeping pace in the Eastern Conference. In their last game, Boston defeated Denver Nuggets with a final score of 108-95. The Celtics are one of those top scoring teams and play against the Cavaliers is going to an easy game.

Players to watch: K. Walker PG (20 GP 20 GS 32.1 MIN 21.8 PTS 1.1 OR 3.5 DR 4.6 REB 5 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 21.56 PER)
J. Tatum PF (21 GP 21 GS 34.3 MIN 21.2 PTS 1.3 OR 5.7 DR 7 REB 2.9 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 2.1 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.6 PER)
J. Brown SG (18 GP 18 GS 33.4 MIN 20 PTS 1.1 OR 5.8 DR 6.9 REB 1.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 3.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.78 PER).

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics 12/9/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Cavaliers are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
Cleveland are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
Cleveland are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Cavaliers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Cleveland are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Cleveland are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 11 games.
Boston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against Cleveland.
Boston are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Celtics are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland.
Boston are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Boston are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central division.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 9 games played in December.

Injuries

Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love PF Illness is “?” Friday vs Orlando

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Hand is upgraded to probable Monday vs Cleveland
Marcus Smart PG Eye is “?” Monday vs Cleveland

Head-to-Head
Cleveland Cavaliers Boston Celtics
37-43-2 Against the Spread 43-46-2
45-36-1 Straight Up 49-40-2
104 Points per Game 111
114 Points Allowed per Game 107
43.52 Offensive FG% 44.52
77.65 Offensive FT% 80.21
33.93 Offensive 3PT% 34.92
48.14 Defensive FG% 43.22
76.06 Defensive FT% 73.87
37.23 Defensive 3PT% 33.47

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

NBA basketball lines are clearly in support for Boston Celtics. The Cavaliers are too weak against Boston, especially when they are playing them at home. This will be an easy game for Boston to win.

Moneyline: The Cavs hold a moneyline of +600, while the Celtics hold a moneyline of -1000.

ATS: A +13 ATS is allocated for Cleveland and a -13 ATS is allocated for Boston.

TOTALs: A total of 216 goes over with Cleveland and a total of under 216 is for the Celtics.

Score Prediction: 118 – 98 Celtics