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- The Charlotte Hornets are 8.5-point road favorites tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers (7 p.m. ET, NBATV).
- Using The Action Network's betting tools, we identified how both sharp and public bettors are playing the spread and over/under.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling. It turns out that LeBron James is quite valuable … who knew? The Cavs are 1-11 to start the season, yet have managed a 6-6 against-the-spread (ATS) record.
Tonight, they host the Charlotte Hornets, who are 7-6 and boast a 9-4 ATS record — second best in the NBA.
Despite being at home, the Cavs are still 8.5-point underdogs.
With only three games on the NBA slate tonight, both sharp and public bettors are playing the spread and over/under in this matchup.