Nuggets vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 10, 2021

A pair of sliding teams square off when the Denver Nuggets (12-11) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (10-15) on Wednesday, February 10 at 9:00 PM ET. The Cavaliers are  underdogs as they look to break a three-game losing streak against the Nuggets, who have lost three straight. The over/under is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 9, 2021, 4:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 9

Nuggets:
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Gary Harris: Day To Day (Left Adductor),
PJ Dozier: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Cavaliers:
Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Finger),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)

Nuggets and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Denver is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-13
  • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Nuggets are 1-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 69.6% of its games this season (16/23).
  • Cleveland has a 10-15 record against the spread this season.
  • 36% of Cleveland’s 25 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 225 total in 15 out of 23 games (65.2%) this year.
  • In eight out of Cleveland’s 25 games this season (32%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 227.9 average over/under in their games this season, 2.9 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.7 points separates this matchup’s over/under (225 points) and the average total points bet in Cavaliers’ games (214.3 points) this season.
  • The Nuggets have an average implied point total of 113.5 this season, which is 3.5 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (117).
  • Denver has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (117) 10 times this season.
  • The 111.4-point average implied total on the season for the Cavaliers is 3.4 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Cleveland has scored more than 108 points in eight games this season.
  • The Nuggets are at the third spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (115.3 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the eighth-fewest points per game (110.3) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have out-scored their opponents by a total of 60 points this season (2.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Cavaliers have out-scored them by 159 more points on the year (6.3 per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (27.5 points per game), rebounding (11.6 per game) and assisting (8.5 per game).
  • Jokic’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 39.5, 8.1 lower than his season average of 47.6.
  • The Nuggets are led by Michael Porter Jr. from long distance. He connects on 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Porter’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 2.3.
  • Jokic leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Porter collects 1.0 block a contest to pace Denver.
  • Jokic’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • The Cavaliers leader in scoring is Collin Sexton with 23.6 points per game. He also adds 2.5 rebounds per game and 4.1 assists per game.
  • Sexton’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 21.5, 2.1 points lower than his season average of 23.6.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Andre Drummond (14.2 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.5 assists per game).
  • Garland’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 21.5, 2.5 less than his season average of 24.0.
  • Cedi Osman makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cavaliers, averaging 2.2 treys per game.
  • Osman’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Larry Nance Jr. is at the top of Cleveland’s steals hierarchy with 1.9 steals per game and Jarrett Allen leads the squad in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Nance’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals less than his season average of 1.9.

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