Cavaliers Host the Bucks Monday Night

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Cavaliers Return Home a Broken Squad?

The Milwaukee Bucks and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 pm EST and ESPN will have the broadcast.

Oddsmakers opened the Cavaliers as -4-point favorites versus the Bucks, while the game’s total opened at 221.5. The line now shows the Cavs as 2.5-point favorites and the total is up to 225.

The Cleveland Cavaliers haven’t played a home game since March 5.  The team just finished up a 3-3 road trip. Tonight they may get some medicine as they have beaten the Bucks 5-straight times at home.

Crazy Road Trip for Cavaliers

Cleveland won its last outing, a 114-109 result against the Chicago Bulls on March 17. The Cavaliers failed to cover in that game as a -7-point favorite, while the 223 combined points took the game OVER the total.

How they actually won is a good question. Coach Tyrone Lue has left the team for health reasons. They lost three players (Cedi Osman, Rodney Hood and Larry Nance Jr.) to injuries and a fourth player (Kyle Korver) to a family emergency. How the Cavs are still in 3rd place in the East is a good question.

Don’t forget the Cavs are also missing Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson to injuries. Both could be back this week.

The Cavs signed Okaro White to a 10-day contract. White played in six games for the Heat this season and 41 for Miami in the last two. He is not stranger to the NBA.

Bucks Holding onto 7th in Eastern Conference

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 122-117 winner at home against the Atlanta Hawks. They failed to cover the -10.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (239) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

The Bucks are in seventh in the East. Milwaukee has scored at least 120 points in three of the last four games. Giannis Antetokounmpo has honed out consecutive games of at least 30 points and 10 rebounds.

The Bucks have won three out of their last four. Problem is that all four of those games were against teams with losing records.

The last time the two games played was Dec. 19. The Bucks won 119-116. Lebron James had 39 points in the game and Antetokounmpo scored 27.



Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Power Stats
Assists Turnovers
Team Records

Milwaukee Bucks

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 104-63-31-32-81-51-3107.30109.00-1.70
vs Div5-94-41-53-9-22-5-11-4-1103.50106.93-3.43
vs EAST23-2214-99-1316-26-36-15-210-11-1105.51105.80-0.29
vs WEST14-108-56-512-125-87-4105.42105.63-0.21

Cleveland Cavaliers

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 105-52-23-33-71-32-4113.10112.700.40
vs Div10-56-14-46-8-13-3-13-5113.27106.736.54
vs EAST28-1415-613-814-27-15-15-19-12110.45107.742.71
vs WEST12-157-55-108-192-106-9110.04113.70-3.66


Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense105.4817110.0727
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense104.3918111.0328
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed40.452543.6421
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense110.295105.7413
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense110.917105.9111
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed42.092641.944

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Dec 19, 2017CLE116MIL1191.5MIL215OMILMILCLE58695052.4374116/4111/29912
Nov 7, 2017MIL119CLE124-5Push221.5OMILCLEMIL676556.650363913/309/1867
Oct 20, 2017CLE116MIL97-1CLE209.5OCLECLEPush554954.346.3443011/2611/3588
Feb 27, 2017MIL95CLE102-9.5MIL218.5UCLECLEMIL505244.650334511/2910/2734
Dec 21, 2016MIL102CLE113-6.5CLE206.5OCLECLECLE545946.849.439449/2215/2773
Dec 20, 2016CLE114MIL1083.5CLE212.5OMILMILCLE575340.746435117/407/2756
Nov 29, 2016CLE101MIL1187MIL213OMILMILCLE545842.753.5354314/397/19715
Apr 5, 2016CLE109MIL809.5CLE203UCLEPushCLE674354.739.8414118/364/1647
Mar 23, 2016MIL104CLE113-11MIL207.5OMILCLECLE616353.848.231427/1610/3486
Nov 19, 2015MIL100CLE115-10CLE192.5OCLECLECLE486352.156.322433/811/2483
NBA Betting Trends
Team Last 5 Games

Milwaukee Bucks

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Mar 17, 2018ATL122-117W-10.5214.5L/O47.6790.6211H
Mar 14, 2018ORL117-126L-10207.5L/O50.0075.0010A
Mar 12, 2018MEM121-103W-7.5205.5W/O58.0268.1812A
Mar 9, 2018NY120-112W-9.5214L/O56.1676.928H
Mar 7, 2018HOU99-110L5.5214.5L/U45.7873.689H

Cleveland Cavaliers

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Mar 17, 2018CHI114-109W-7222L/O50.5765.0013A
Mar 15, 2018POR105-113L6220.5L/U51.2557.1411A
Mar 13, 2018PHO129-107W-8231W/O49.4386.6717A
Mar 11, 2018LAL113-127L-2229.5L/O46.5982.6112A
Mar 9, 2018LAC102-116L-1230L/U44.8366.6712A

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Los Angeles Wednesday, March 21
Cleveland home to Toronto Wednesday, March 21

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