A game after he put up 34 points in a 125-123 win over the Bucks, James Harden leads the Brooklyn Nets (9-6) on the road against the Cleveland Cavaliers (6-7) as favorites. The matchup, which airs on FS-OH, tips at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 20, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 20

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

Cavaliers:
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)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Cavaliers (+9.5)
Prediction Nets 111, Cavaliers 107

The model favors the Nets by 4.3 points, a much smaller margin than the 9.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Cavaliers to cover.

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 11 30.6 7.1 5.7 0.8 1.1 2.8
Kyrie Irving 7 27.1 5.3 6.1 1.6 0.3 3.7
James Harden 10 26.4 5.9 10.9 1.1 0.8 3.1
Joe Harris 15 15.0 3.9 1.9 0.6 0.3 3.1
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot 15 8.1 2.1 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.6

Nets Player Props

  • Kevin Durant’s PRA prop total for the contest is posted at 44.5, 1.0 higher than his season average of 43.5.
  • DeAndre Jordan’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 23.5, 9.6 greater than his season average of 13.9.
  • Kyrie Irving’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 3.7.
  • Jordan’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks higher than his season average of 1.3.

Cavaliers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Collin Sexton 8 25.1 2.1 3.5 1.4 0.3 2.0
Andre Drummond 12 19.3 15.8 2.9 1.7 1.6 0.0
Darius Garland 6 17.2 3.3 6.3 1.3 0.3 2.5
Cedi Osman 13 13.1 3.8 3.7 1.0 0.2 2.3
Jarrett Allen 12 11.2 10.4 1.7 0.6 1.6 0.0

Cavaliers Player Props

  • Collin Sexton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 26.5, 4.3 lower than his season average of 30.8.
  • Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 6.3 lower than his season average of 26.8.
  • Garland’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 2.5.
  • Larry Nance Jr.’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.9 steals lower than his season average of 2.4.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Nets have a 49.4% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.7% higher than the 45.7% of shots the Cavaliers’ opponents have knocked down.
  • Brooklyn has a 6-5 record against the spread and an 8-3 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.7% from the field.
  • Cleveland’s record is 5-5 against the spread and 5-5 overall when its opponents make more than 49.4% of their shots from the field.
  • The Cavaliers are shooting 44.3% from the field, 0.4% lower than the 44.7% the Nets’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Cleveland has a 5-2 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 44.7% from the field.
  • This season, Brooklyn has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 4-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 44.3% from the field.
  • The Nets shoot 40.3% from deep, 0.8% higher than the 39.5% the Cavaliers allow to opponents.
  • Brooklyn is 6-4 against the spread and 8-2 overall when it shoots better than 39.5% from distance.
  • Cleveland has put up a 6-2 against the spread while going 6-2 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 40.3% from deep.
  • The Cavaliers are hitting 34.3% of their shots from three-point range, which is 1.5 percentage points fewer than the 35.8% the Nets’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Cleveland has a 4-2 ATS record and is 4-2 straight-up when the team makes more than 35.8% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn has a 4-2 ATS record and a 5-1 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.3% from three-point range.
  • The Nets connect on 14.5 three-pointers per game this season, five more makes per game than the Cavaliers allow (9.5).
  • Brooklyn is 6-6 against the spread and 8-4 overall when it makes more threes than its opponents, while Cleveland is 4-6 ATS and 4-6 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Cavaliers make the 29th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Nets allow the 14th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Cavaliers Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Cavaliers AVG Cavaliers Rank
3rd 119.3 Points Scored 99.5 30th
23rd 113.7 Points Allowed 103.9 2nd
14th 46.2 Rebounds 44 20th
23rd 8.5 Off. Rebounds 11.5 3rd
6th 14.5 3pt Made 9.5 29th
8th 26 Assists 23.8 20th
26th 15.7 Turnovers 15.2 25th

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