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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10/28/2019 Odds, Picks and Preview

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10-28-2019 Odds, Picks and Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10/28/2019 After salvaging a big win over the Indiana Pacers, the Cleveland Cavaliers will attempt to slay a bigger giant on Monday as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum. Top sportsbook sites are going to pay attention to this game, knowing the Bucks are coming off a 131-126 loss to the Miami Heat in their last outing.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10/28/2019

When: Monday, October 28, 2019, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: FSOH
Stream: NBA League Pass

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10/28/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cleveland Cavaliers +14.5 (-110) 223 o (-110) +1032

Bucks
-14.5 (-110) 223 u (-110) -1600
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Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

The Cavaliers entered this season with a goal of turning doubters into believers. After dropping their season-opener vs. the Orlando Magic 94-85, Cleveland salvaged a big win against the visiting Pacers on Saturday. Kevin Love came through with a huge all-around production (21 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists) and Tristan Thompson racked up a double-double (25 and 13 rebounds) to power the Cavs to their first win of the season.

Players to Watch: Kevin Love (16.0 PPG, 15.5 RPG, and 6.0 APG), Tristan Thompson (20.5 PPG and 12.0 RPG), and Collin Sexton (17.0 PPG, 3.5 RPG, and 2.5 APG)

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

Nobody thought the Bucks would absorb their first loss of the season in just two games, but it did happen on Saturday as the Miami Heat stunned the Eastern Conference heavyweights. After he opened the 2019-20 NBA season with a triple-double, Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 29 points, 17 rebounds, and 9 assists. Khris Middleton added 25 while sharpshooters Wesley Matthews and Kyle Korver added 14 apiece.

Players to Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo (29.5 PPG, 15.0 RPG, and 10.0 APG), Khris Middleton (18.5 PPG and 6.0 APG), and Wesley Matthews (10.0 PPG and 2.4 APG)

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks 10/28/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Cleveland Cavaliers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Cleveland is 1-11 SU in their last 12 games.
Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Milwaukee.
Cavaliers are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games against Milwaukee.
Cleveland is 0-10 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in October.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games played on a Monday.

Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee’s last 18 games against Cleveland.
Milwaukee is 12-5 SU in their last 17 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland.
Milwaukee is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
Bucks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central division.
Milwaukee is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games played in October.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee’s last 13 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Cleveland Cavaliers

John Henson – OUT (Hamstring),

Ante Zizic – OUT (Foot)

Milwaukee Bucks

No Reported Injuries

Head-to-Head
Cleveland Cavaliers Milwaukee Bucks
37-43-2 Against the Spread 57-37-3
45-36-1 Straight Up 49-48
104 Points per Game 117
114 Points Allowed per Game 108
37.08 Offensive FG% 46.46
66.67 Offensive FT% 50
26.47 Offensive 3PT% 34.78
43.02 Defensive FG% 36.67
57.89 Defensive FT% 74.36
30 Defensive 3PT% 33.33

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

Betting on NBA games can be tricky most of the time, but not in this game as the Bucks will enter the game with laser-sharp focus. Giannis is going to be a one-man wrecking crew again, giving the Cavs all sorts of problems.

Moneyline: The Bucks opened as whooping -1200 favorites over the +1200 underdog Cavs. I have no problem with these betting odds since it’s almost certain that the Bucks’ domination on the Cavs will continue Monday night (6-4 head-to-head record).

ATS: The -15 Bucks have a 5-4-1 ATS record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with the Cavs. Sure, Milwaukee is going to win by double-digit, but I am not confident they are going to win that big. I would say the Bucks by just 11 or 12 points.

TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is set at 223 points. Cleveland is averaging 85.00 points per game in their first two games while Milwaukee is scoring 117.00 per contest. The Bucks are an elite scoring team with a top-level offensive rating. However, with the way the Cavs are scoring in the last two games, I am not 100 percent sure this game will exceed the O/U total.

Score Prediction: 111-98 Bucks