Cavaliers vs. Pistons Odds, Picks, Predictions: Sharps, Systems Backing Cleveland (Monday, April 19)
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- Two lottery-bound Eastern Conference squads face off on Monday in Detroit.
- Can Cleveland avoid a 3-game losing streak?
- Michael Walton digs into our NBA PRO Report to break down line movement and sharp action on Monday night's game, including whether or not pro bettors believe in the Cavs.
NBA Odds: Pistons vs. Cavaliers
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The Cavaliers take on the Pistons in Detroit on Monday, as Cleveland looks to build momentum towards a possible, surprise playoff tournament appearance.
Cleveland had covered in three straight road games before its loss in Chicago on April 17. The Cavaliers have possessed a solid defense on the year, ranking 18th in defensive rating per NBA Advanced Stats.
Will that show up on Monday against the Pistons? Sharp bettors seem to think so.
NBA Picks: Cavaliers vs. Pistons
The line for Cavaliers at Pistons opened at Cleveland +1.5 before it was pushed up to -3 ahead of Monday evening. Since last night, there have been six Action Labs Bet Signals triggered on the Cavaliers.
This is a surefire sign of the sharp action backing Cleveland on Monday.
At the time of this writing, the 35% of bettors backing the Cavaliers have generated 68% of the money wagered on Monday’s matchup.
Monday’s game between the Cavaliers and Pistons fits neatly into our NBA Tickets vs. Money PRO System, which has a 55% win rate and an 8% Return On Investment (ROI) since 2015.
PRO Report Pick: Cavaliers -3
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