Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: 1/22/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 22, 2021

A game after he put up 42 points in a 147-135 win over the Nets, Collin Sexton leads the Cleveland Cavaliers (7-7) at home against the Brooklyn Nets (9-7) as 9.5-point underdogs. The matchup, which airs on FS-OH, tips at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, January 22, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 227.

Betting Information

Nets vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -9.5 -110 -110 227 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Brooklyn and Cleveland have a tied 5-5 record.

Nets vs Cavaliers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Nets Cavaliers -10.5 227 -589 426 Regular Season 147-135 CLE
11/25/2019 Cavaliers Cavaliers -1 217.5 -115 -106 Regular Season 108-106 BKN
3/6/2019 Nets Regular Season 113-107 BKN
2/13/2019 Cavaliers Regular Season 148-139 BKN
12/3/2018 Nets Regular Season 99-97 CLE
10/24/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 102-86 BKN
3/25/2018 Nets Regular Season 121-114 CLE
2/27/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 129-123 CLE
11/22/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 119-109 CLE
10/25/2017 Nets Regular Season 112-107 BKN
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert Cavaliers: Kevin Love
  • Nets Betting Information

    • Brooklyn has struggled against the spread, going 7-9 on the year.
    • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Nets have struggled to a 0-2 record ATS this season.
    • In 11 of 16 (68.8%) contests this season, Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the total.
    Bet on the Brooklyn Nets to win the NBA Championship.

    Cavaliers Betting Information

    • Cleveland has an even record against the spread, going 7-7 ATS.
    • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this season — 4 of 14 (28.6%).
    Bet on the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nets and their opponents have combined to record more than 227 points in 206.2% of their outings this year (33 of 16 opportunities).
    • Cleveland and its opponents have combined to score at least 227 points in 21.4% of their matchups this year (three of 14 chances).
    • These teams average a combined 223.1 points per game, 3.9 fewer points than the total of 227 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.1 fewer points per game (221.9) than this game’s total of 227 points.
    • The average over/under the Nets have had set in games this year is 9.1 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total for Cavaliers games this season is 18 less points than the point total of 227 in this outing.
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    Nets Leaders

    • Kevin Durant leads the Nets in points and rebounds. He puts up 31.3 points per game while tacking on 7.5 rebounds.
    • Brooklyn’s assists leader is James Harden, who dishes out 11.0 per game.
    • Kyrie Irving is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, hitting 3.6 per game.
    • Irving leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. DeAndre Jordan collects 1.3 blocks a game to pace Brooklyn.

    Cavaliers Leaders

    • The Cavaliers leader in scoring is Sexton with 27.0 points per game. He also adds 2.4 rebounds per game and 3.7 assists per game.
    • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Andre Drummond (15.2 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (6.3 assists per game).
    • Garland leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
    • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.5 per game and Jarrett Allen is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.
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