The Cleveland Cavaliers (8-9) host the Detroit Pistons (4-13) in a matchup of Central Division teams at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The Cavaliers are favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total in the matchup is set at .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 27, 2021, 1:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Cavaliers vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of January 27
Lamar Stevens: Day To Day (Abdomen),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Larry Nance Jr.: Day To Day (Wrist),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip),
Blake Griffin: Out (Injury management)
|Spread Pick||Pistons (+3)|
|Total Pick||Over (215)|
|Prediction||Cavaliers 110, Pistons 108|
The model and FanDuel both have the Cavaliers taking home the win, but the model has them winning by slightly less (1.9 points). Lean towards taking the Pistons.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (218.1 points) marginally higher than the FanDuel over/under (215 points).
Cavaliers Key Players
Cavaliers Player Props
- Collin Sexton’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 22.5, 2.3 points less than his season average of 24.8.
- Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 2.2 lower than his season average of 22.7.
- Cedi Osman’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 1.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
- Jarrett Allen’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Jerami Grant’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 15.5, 8.8 points less than his season average of 24.3.
- Mason Plumlee’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 13.5, 6.6 less than his season average of 20.1.
- Wayne Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
- Grant’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.
- The Cavaliers make 45.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.8 percentage points lower than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (47.9%).
- In games Cleveland shoots better than 47.9% from the field, it is 5-0 against the spread and 5-0 overall.
- Detroit is 1-4 against the spread and 1-4 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 45.1% from the field.
- The Pistons are shooting 42.8% from the field, 3.8% lower than the 46.6% the Cavaliers’ opponents have shot this season.
- Detroit has put together a 3-1 record against the spread and a 2-2 straight up record in games it shoots over 46.6% from the field.
- This season, Cleveland has a 3-0 record against the spread and a 3-0 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 42.8% from the field.
- The Cavaliers are hitting 35.6% of their three-point shots this season, 2.4% lower than the 38% the Pistons allow opponents to shoot from deep.
- Cleveland has assembled a 6-2 record against the spread and a 5-3 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 38% of its three-point attempts.
- Detroit is 4-3 against the spread and 3-4 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 35.6% from deep.
- The Pistons shoot 36.1% from three-point distance this season. That’s just 2.7 percentage points lower than the Cavaliers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (38.8%).
- Detroit is 6-1 against the spread and 2-5 overall when shooting above 38.8% as a team from three-point range.
- Cleveland has a 7-2 ATS record and a 6-3 straight-up record this season when it connects on more than 36.1% of its three-point attempts.
- The Cavaliers’ 10.1 made three-pointers per game this season is 3.4 fewer made shots on average than the 13.5 per game the Pistons allow.
- Detroit is 6-3-1 against the spread and 3-7 overall when it makes more threes than its opponents, while Cleveland is 6-7 ATS and 5-8 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
- The Pistons make the ninth-most three-pointers in the league, while the Cavaliers allow the 22nd-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Cavaliers vs Pistons Stat Rankings
|Cavaliers Rank||Cavaliers AVG||Pistons AVG||Pistons Rank|
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