The Barclays Center will be the venue for an Eastern Conference matchup between the Miami Heat (39-32) and Cleveland Cavaliers (45-28) on Tuesday. The Brooklyn Nets enter the contest sitting two positions behind the fourth-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. The Brooklyn Nets are perilously close to a downfall, yet hoping to reverse the tide against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Having gone through three losses in a row, can they make a comeback at the Barclays Center?
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers Betting expert picks
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers Moneyline
Take the Cleveland Cavaliers to win (1.71) on the moneyline.
It is difficult to dispute the +120 odds for a Brooklyn Nets victory here. They have endured a two-game losing streak at the Barclays Center after their 102-108 defeat to the Denver Nuggets. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the road favorites, with -140 odds on the moneyline indicating there is a 58% chance of an away win. Having won their last two games on the road and their most recent match, the visitors will be confident in their ability to achieve another victory.
Betting on the Cleveland Cavaliers looks like a clever move. They have been performing exceptionally well on the road, evidenced by their 6-4 record from the last ten away games. This may give them an advantage over the Brooklyn Nets, who have only had 4-6 results at the Barclays Center recently.
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers Spread
Take the Cleveland Cavaliers -2.5 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The Ohio sportsbooks are siding with the Cleveland Cavaliers, with a 2.5-point spread in their favor. This suggests the contest should be a close one, with the possibility of an away win, albeit a narrow one. Expect a one-score game as the last five matches between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers saw an average winning margin of 7.6 points.
The Brooklyn Nets have a 38-33 record against the spread this season after failing to cover in three successive games. In their previous ten matches, the Brooklyn Nets covered six times. They had a scoring average of 111.7 points and conceded 112.0 points.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have gone 17-19 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 39-32-2 ATS. In their last ten games, the Cleveland Cavaliers covered six times, scoring an average of 114.2 points and conceding 105.7 points.
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers Total
Take Total over 219.0 (1.91) on the total.
Based on their head-to-head record, the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers look primed for a high-scoring affair. Both sides have seen plenty of points in their ten most recent matchups. They averaged 231.4 points between them, including 221.6 points in the last five at the Barclays Center.
The Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers accumulated more points than the 219.0 line set in eight of their last ten matches. Betting Over on the Total option this Tuesday brings odds of -110.
The Brooklyn Nets are 31-39 O/U this season. Their last three games finished under the total. Fans have witnessed 207.6 points on average in the last five Brooklyn Nets home games. The score dipped below the total four times, going 3-7 O/U in the last ten matches overall.
The Cleveland Cavaliers went over the total in their last three road games. Their record away from home is 18-17 O/U. The last five Cleveland Cavaliers games surpassed the total on four occasions, averaging 222.8 points per game. The Over is 6-4 in the past 10 contests.
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers Betting trends
Ohio sports betting sites have the odds for the Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Barclays Center.
- Moneyline (ML): Cleveland Cavaliers (-140) | Brooklyn Nets (+120)
- Against the spread (ATS): Cleveland Cavaliers -2.5 (-110) | Brooklyn Nets +2.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 219.0 (-110) | (-110)
Brooklyn Nets Form
Form has been poor for the Brooklyn Nets, with their last match showing no improvement. They lost 102-108 to the Denver Nuggets. The defeat extended their losing streak to three games, leaving their past ten-game record at 5-5.
Going into Tuesday’s game, the Brooklyn Nets have been fairly average in terms of their offensive output, averaging 113.4 points per contest. Defensively, the Brooklyn Nets have restricted opponents to 112.8 points per game on average and 109.8 points in their own arena.
The Brooklyn Nets have had 39 wins out of 71 games this season, losing 32 times. This gives them a good chance of making the playoffs. Last year, they made it to the postseason, but were eliminated in the first round. Right now, they are sixth in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the Atlantic Division.
Ben Simmons is the only reported injury concern for the Brooklyn Nets ahead of Tuesday’s game.
Cleveland Cavaliers Form
The Cleveland Cavaliers recently triumphed in a 117-94 victory over the Washington Wizards, which has only strengthened their impressive form, giving them a 7-3 record in their last 10 games.
The average number of points scored by Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA this season is 112.2. When playing away from home, the visitors have put up 110.6 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a defensive powerhouse all season. They’ve limited opponents to an impressive 106.6 points on average, including 108.6 in their previous five outings.
Last year, Cleveland Cavaliers made it to the Play-In Tournament last year but failed to move on to the playoffs. Nonetheless, they have made a remarkable recovery this season, with a 45-28 record and placing fourth in the Eastern Conference and Central Division after playing 73 games.
The only reported injury concern for the Cleveland Cavaliers is Jarrett Allen.
Brooklyn Nets VS Cleveland Cavaliers H2H history
In their last matchup, the Brooklyn Nets emerged victorious with a score of 117-125 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game took place at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on December 2022. Playing the Brooklyn Nets on the road has often proved to be an experience to forget for the Cleveland Cavaliers, especially in their last five visits, which saw them fall to defeat five times.
In their past ten meetings, the Brooklyn Nets pulled off 117 points on average per game, whereas Cleveland Cavaliers managed 114.4 points per match.