Online basketball betting value has been great on Cleveland while Houston has been operating in the red this NBA betting season. Despite being one of the most popular teams in online basketball betting and having the most popular and respected player on their side, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been able to maintain good NBA betting value this season as one of the most profitable teams on the board.
Cleveland had an overall online basketball betting record of 41-11 straight up and 34-18 against the NBA betting lines. The Cavaliers were 15-12 against the spread on the road while going under the total in 17 of those 27 games away from home.
Cleveland was the top ranked defensive team in online basketball betting while their offense ranked 11th best in the NBA. From January 30 through February 18 the Cavaliers maintained a consistent online basketball betting pace by getting the cash in 5 out of 8 games.
Super star LeBron James was the ultimate online basketball betting weapon for Cleveland as he led the team in scoring with an average of 28.4 points per game. He also led the Cavaliers in assists with 7.1 per game and rebounds with an average of 7.5 per game.
Cleveland was in a tight online basketball betting race with the defending world champion Boston Celtics for the best record in the eastern conference and the home court advantage that comes with it for the playoffs.
The Houston Rockets have been in the southwest division race all season but that has not been reflected on their NBA betting value. Houston had an overall online basketball betting record of 33-21 straight up and 24-29-1 against the NBA betting lines.
Houston was not a strong online basketball betting team at home as they had a mark of just 11-14-1 against the spread. Houston ranked 18th overall on offense while ranking 9th overall on defense.
Cleveland scored an online basketball betting win and cover over Houston in their last meeting December 23 at Cleveland by a score of 99-90 as 7.5-point chalks.
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