Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: 2/10/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 10, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (12-11) bring a three-game sllide into a home matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers (10-15), who have lost four straight. The Nuggets are favorites (-9.5) in the contest, which tips at 9:00 PM ET (on FS-OH) on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 223.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -9.5 -110 -110 223 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Cleveland has a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Denver. The Cavaliers also have a 2-0 record against the spread when taking on the Nuggets.

Nuggets vs Cavaliers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Nuggets Cavaliers -9.5 218.5 -500 379 Regular Season 104-102 CLE
1/11/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -12.5 217 -937 645 Regular Season 111-103 CLE
1/19/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 124-102 DEN
11/1/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 110-91 DEN
3/7/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 113-108 CLE
3/3/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 126-117 DEN
3/22/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 126-113 DEN
2/11/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 125-109 CLE
3/21/2016 Cavaliers Regular Season 124-91 CLE
12/29/2015 Nuggets Regular Season 93-87 CLE
  • 3/7/2020 DNP – Cavaliers: Andre Drummond, Darius Garland
  • 1/11/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Paul Millsap
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has struggled against the spread, going 10-13 on the year.
    • The Nuggets have posted a losing record of 1-2 against the spread when the spread is -9.5 or higher.
    • In 16 of 23 (69.6%) contests this season, Denver and its opponents have hit the total.
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    Cavaliers Betting Information

    • Cleveland has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 10-14 ATS.
    • Cleveland has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 41.7% of matchups this year (10 out of 24 contests).
    Bet on the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have scored at least 223 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 15 of 23 outings (65.2%) this season.
    • In 10 of 25 outings (40%) this season, Cleveland has combined with its opponents to score at least 223 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 3.7 less points per game (219.3) than this game’s over/under of 223 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 223 points per game, which equals this matchup’s over/under of 223 points.
    • The Nuggets’ average point total in matchups this season is 227.9, 4.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • The average total for Cavaliers games this season is 8.7 less points than the point total of 223 in this outing.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • The Nuggets points, rebounds and assists leader is Nikola Jokic. He contributes 27.5 points per game and adds 11.6 rebounds and 8.5 assists.
    • The Nuggets are led by Michael Porter Jr. from beyond the arc. He knocks down 2.3 shots from deep per game.
    • Denver’s blocks leader is Porter, who collects 1.0 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.6 steals an outing.

    Cavaliers Leaders

    • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 23.6 points per game and also tacks on 2.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest.
    • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Andre Drummond (14.2 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.5 assists per game).
    • Cedi Osman makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cavaliers, cashing in 2.2 treys per game.
    • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.9 per game and Jarrett Allen is first in blocks with 1.7 per game.
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