Nets vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (9-6) are favored () to extend a four-game winning streak when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers (6-7) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The game airs on FS-OH.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 20, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 20

Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

Collin Sexton: Day To Day (Ankle),
Darius Garland: Day To Day (Right Shoulder),
Dylan Windler: Out (Wrist),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Personal),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)

Nets and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Brooklyn is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-8
  • The Nets have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 9.5 points, going 0-1 this season.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 66.7% of its games this season (10/15).
  • Cleveland has a 6-7 record against the spread this season.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 23.1% (3) of their 13 games played.

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Head to Head

The Nets got a team-high 23 points out of Spencer Dinwiddie on the way to a 108-106 win against Jordan Clarkson (23 points) and the Cavaliers in their last matchup on November 25, 2019. The Cavaliers were 1-point favorites in the game, but the Nets covered the spread in the loss. The teams combined to score 214 total points to finish under the 217.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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
1/27/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 124-116 CLE

Scoring Trends

  • The Nets are at the third spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (119.3 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the second-fewest points per game (103.9) in the league.
  • The Nets have totaled 83 more points than their opponents this season (5.6 per game on average), while the Cavaliers have been out-scored by 58 total points (4.4 per game average differential).

Nets Leaders

  • The Nets scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who averages 30.6 points per game.
  • Durant’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 44.5, 1.0 higher than his season average of 43.5.
  • James Harden leads Brooklyn with 10.9 assists a game and DeAndre Jordan paces the squad with 7.1 rebounds per outing.
  • Jordan’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 10.5 boards, 3.4 rebounds higher than his season average of 7.1.
  • Kyrie Irving knocks down 3.7 threes per game to lead the Nets.
  • Irving’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 3.7.
  • Brooklyn’s blocks leader is Jordan, who averages 1.3 per game. Irving leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.
  • Jordan’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks higher than his season average of 1.3.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • The Cavaliers leader in scoring is Collin Sexton with 25.1 points per game. He also adds 2.1 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game.
  • Sexton’s points prop total for the contest is set at 20.5, 4.6 points less than his season average of 25.1.
  • When it comes to Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Andre Drummond with 15.8 rebounds per game and Darius Garland with 6.3 assists per game.
  • Garland’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 20.5, 6.3 less than his season average of 26.8.
  • Garland leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Garland’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 2.5.
  • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.4 per game and Jarrett Allen is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Nance’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.9 steals lower than his season average of 2.4.


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