The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Detroit Pistons are set to square off in a Central Division matchup at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. Detroit is 11-37 overall and 7-15 at home, while the Cavaliers are 30-19 overall and 15-10 on the road. Cleveland has dominated this series in recent years, winning five of its last six meetings against Detroit.
Cleveland is favored by 7.5-points in the latest Pistons vs. Cavaliers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 207.5. Before entering any Cavaliers vs. Pistons picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Pistons vs. Cavaliers spread: Pistons +7.5
- Pistons vs. Cavaliers over-under: 207.5 points
What you need to know about the Pistons
Detroit received a tough blow this past Friday as the Pistons fell 119-103 to the Orlando Magic. Shooting guard Cade Cunningham had a pretty forgettable game, playing for 30 minutes but putting up just eight points on 3-for-17 shooting. The rookie enters Sunday's showdown averaging 16.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game.
The Pistons have lost six of their last seven games, but they're 5-1 against the spread in their last six games at home. In addition, Detroit is 4-1 against the spread in its last five games played in January.
What you need to know about the Cavaliers
Meanwhile, the Cavaliers had enough points to win and then some against the Milwaukee Bucks this past Wednesday, taking their contest 115-99. Cleveland got the victory on the backs of several key players, and it was point guard Darius Garland out in front picking up 19 points and eight assists. For the season, Garland is averaging 19.7 points, 8.2 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game.
The Cavaliers are giving up just 102.2 points per game this season, the second-best mark in the NBA. Offensively, Cleveland is averaging 107.1 points per contest, which ranks 23rd in the league.
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