Nuggets vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 19, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 19, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (10-19) will look to break an eight-game losing streak when they host the Denver Nuggets (15-13) on Friday, February 19 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse as  underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-OH. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 19, 2021, 11:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 19

Nuggets:
Gary Harris: Out (Adductor),
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
JaMychal Green: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Will Barton: Day To Day (Personal),
Paul Millsap: Out (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

Cavaliers:
Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Finger),
Taurean Prince: Out (Ankle),
Andre Drummond: Out (Not with team),
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 12-16
  • The Nuggets are an even 3-3 against the spread this season when they are at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in 19 of 28 games this season (67.9%).
  • Cleveland has a 10-19 record ATS this season.
  • 41.4% of Cleveland’s 29 games this season have topped the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Nuggets got a team-high 22 points from Paul Millsap on the way to a 133-95 victory over Jarrett Allen (18 points) and the Cavaliers in their last matchup on February 10, 2021. The Nuggets were 9.5-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams combined to score 228 total points to cover the 219-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/10/2021 Nuggets Nuggets -9.5 219 -458 351 Regular Season 133-95 DEN

Scoring Trends

  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 226 total in 18 out of 28 games (64.3%) this season.
  • 12 Cleveland games this year (41.4% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Friday’s over/under of 226 points.
  • This season, the average total for Nuggets games is 227.1 points, 1.1 more than the over/under of 226 points for this contest.
  • Cavaliers’ games have an over/under of 216.9 points this season, 9.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The average implied total for the Nuggets this season is 113.8 points, 3.2 fewer points than their implied total of 117 points in Friday’s game.
  • Denver has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (117) 13 times.
  • The 111.8-point average implied total on the season for the Cavaliers is 2.8 more points than the team’s 109-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points nine times this season.
  • The Nuggets are the league’s sixth-highest scoring team (115.4 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 21st-fewest points per game (113) in NBA play.
  • The Nuggets have out-scored their opponents by a total of 102 points this season (3.7 points per game on average), and opponents of the Cavaliers have out-scored them by 264 more points on the year (9.1 per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • The Nuggets points, rebounds and assists leader is Nikola Jokic. He contributes 27.4 points per game and adds 11.2 rebounds and 8.6 assists.
  • Jokic’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 10.5 rebounds, 0.7 rebounds lower than his season average of 11.2.
  • The Nuggets are led by Jamal Murray from long distance. He knocks down 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Jokic leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Michael Porter Jr. collects 1.2 blocks a contest to pace Denver.
  • Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 22.8 points per game and also tacks on 2.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per contest.
  • Sexton’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, equal to his season average of 29.5.
  • Andre Drummond (13.5 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.3 assists per game) are the Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Garland’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 1.9 lower than his season average of 23.4.
  • Cedi Osman leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.1 made threes per game.
  • Osman’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.4 shots greater than his season average of 2.1.
  • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.9 per game and Allen is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Allen’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.

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