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Spurs Favored on Road Over Cavaliers on Saturday Night

The biggest matchup of Saturday night features the San Antonio Spurs taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game at Quicken Loans Arena is scheduled to tip off at 8:30 PM ET, and will be televised on ABC and SportsNet. Currently, San Antonio is slightly favored on the road.

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The Spurs are 39-7 SU and 31-15 ATS so far this season. They are 14-7 on the road, and 21 of their games have gone OVER the line, 24 went UNDER, and 1 was a PUSH. They are coming off of a 130-99 win over the Houston Rockets, where they won against the spread as -9 ½ point home favorites. The total went OVER the 208 point line set by NBA gambling sites for that matchup.

The Cavaliers are 33-12 SU and 20-23-2 ATS overall this year. They are 18-3 at home, and 21 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 24 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 114-106 win over the Detroit Pistons, where they won against the spread as -4 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 207 point line set by sports gambling oddsmakers in that game.

San Antonio is 13-3 ATS on Saturday, and 4-1 ATS against the Central Division. They are 4-1 ATS coming off of two days of rest, and 6-2 ATS against Eastern Conference opponents. They are 14-6 ATS coming off of a SU win, and 11-5 ATS after a win spreadwise. They are 47-22 ATS overall recently, and 5-2 ATS against teams with a winning record.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of their last 9 games after a win spreadwise, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 games coming off of two days of rest.

Cleveland is 9-2 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 6-2 ATS against opponents from the Southwest Division. They are 1-4 ATS on Saturday night recently.

The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their recent games on Saturday, and OVER in all 5 of their games at home against teams with a winning road record. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 in the second game of a back-to-back, and OVER in 9 of their last 11 games against teams with a winning record overall.

Between these teams, the Spurs are 9-4 ATS lately, and 5-1 ATS when playing in Cleveland. The road team is 4-0 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 9 of their last 12 matchups.

They last met on January 14, 2016, when the Spurs won 99-95, and the Cavaliers covered the spread as 6 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 195 point line set by sportsbook companies for that game.

For Saturday night's meeting, the betting odds list the Spurs as -2 point road favorites. The over/under is set at 205 points. On the moneyline, San Antonio is listed at -140, with Cleveland a +120.