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The Cleveland Cavaliers (10-15) will attempt to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Denver Nuggets (12-11) at 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 as 9.5-point underdogs. The Nuggets have lost three games in a row. The point total for the matchup is set at 223.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of February 9, 2021, 10:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 10

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

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

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nuggets (-9.5)
Total Pick Under (223)
Prediction Nuggets 116, Cavaliers 105

The model projects the Nuggets to win, just as William Hill does, but the model favors them by slightly more points (11.4 to 9.5).

In this game, the model projects a total (221.1 points) slightly lower than the William Hill over/under (223 points).

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Nuggets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Jokic 23 27.5 11.6 8.5 1.6 0.7 1.5
Jamal Murray 21 18.6 3.9 4.4 1.0 0.3 2.0
Michael Porter Jr. 13 14.6 6.5 0.9 1.1 1.0 2.3
Will Barton 23 11.5 3.7 3.3 0.8 0.5 1.6
Monte Morris 23 11.1 2.2 3.5 0.7 0.3 1.2

Nuggets Player Props

  • Nikola Jokic’s assists prop over/under for the contest is listed at 7.5 assists, 1.0 lower than his season average of 8.5.
  • Michael Porter Jr.’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 2.3.
  • Jokic’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Cavaliers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Collin Sexton 20 23.6 2.5 4.1 1.0 0.2 1.7
Andre Drummond 23 18.5 14.2 2.7 1.7 1.3 0.0
Darius Garland 17 16.1 2.4 5.5 0.9 0.2 1.6
Cedi Osman 25 11.8 3.2 2.8 0.9 0.1 2.2
Jarrett Allen 24 11.5 8.8 1.5 0.5 1.7 0.0

Cavaliers Player Props

  • Collin Sexton’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 27.5, 2.7 less than his season average of 30.2.
  • Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 21.5, 2.5 lower than his season average of 24.0.
  • Cedi Osman’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Larry Nance Jr.’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.

Shooting Trends

  • The Nuggets are shooting 47.6% from the field this season, 0.3 percentage points higher than the 47.3% the Cavaliers allow to opponents.
  • Denver has a 6-6 record against the spread and an 8-4 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 47.3% from the field.
  • Cleveland is 6-5 against the spread and 7-4 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 47.6% from the field.
  • The Cavaliers’ 45.3% shooting percentage from the field this season is 2.5 percentage points lower than the Nuggets have given up to their opponents (47.8%).
  • This season, Cleveland has a 6-2 record against the spread and a 6-2 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 47.8% from the field.
  • Denver is 6-2 against the spread and 7-1 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot higher than 45.3% from the field.
  • The Nuggets are making 38.2% of their three-point shots this season, 1.4% lower than the 39.6% the Cavaliers allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Denver has a 6-4 record against the spread and a 6-4 record overall when the team connects on more than 39.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Cleveland is 9-5 against the spread while putting up a 9-5 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 38.2% from three-point distance.
  • The Cavaliers shoot 34.9% from three-point distance this season. That’s 2.7 percentage points lower than the Nuggets have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (37.6%).
  • Cleveland is 7-3 ATS and 6-4 overall when the team makes more than 37.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Denver has a 6-4 ATS record and an 8-2 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.9% from three-point distance.
  • The Nuggets connect on 13 three-pointers per game this season, 3.8 more made shots on average than the 9.2 per game the Cavaliers allow.
  • Denver is 4-3 against the spread and 5-2 overall when it connects on more threes than its opponents, while Cleveland is 6-13 ATS and 6-13 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Nuggets are the 12th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Cavaliers allow the 20th-fewest makes from deep.

Nuggets vs Cavaliers Stat Rankings

Nuggets Rank Nuggets AVG Cavaliers AVG Cavaliers Rank
3rd 115.3 Points Scored 104 29th
20th 112.7 Points Allowed 110.3 9th
9th 44.7 Rebounds 43.6 13th
5th 11.3 Off. Rebounds 11.2 6th
12th 13 3pt Made 9.2 30th
7th 26.7 Assists 23.2 24th
8th 13.1 Turnovers 14.4 25th

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