Raptors vs. Cavaliers Prediction: NBA Odds, Point Spread

Charlie Grant | Updated Jan 29, 2020

Kyle Lowry, Raptors, 2019

The Raptors are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven as favourites.

January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM ET
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The red-hot Toronto Raptors look to extend their win streak to nine games when they land in Cleveland to take on Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers. Cleveland is winless in two tries against the Raps this season and just 1-8 in its last nine games.

NBA Point Spread and Betting Analysis

Toronto’s eight-game winning run is the second longest active streak in the NBA behind only Milwaukee with nine. The Dinos’ most recent W came at home on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks with the hosts covering the spread as 13-point favourites.

The Raptors are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven as favourites. They’re tied with the Los Angeles Clippers for the third best record in the league at 33-14. Only the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers have won more games this season than the Drakes.

The Cavaliers are coming off a 125-111 home loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday. They failed to cover as 8-point home underdogs despite rookie headliner Zion Williamson going for just 14 points.

Cleveland is tied for the third-worst mark in the Association at 13-35 with the New York Knicks. The Cavs are 0-4 ATS in their last four home games and just 8-15-1 ATS at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse this season. 

More than 95 percent of Sports Interaction bettors are backing the Raptors to cover as 10-point road chalk. Toronto is just 1-7 ATS in its last eight games in Cleveland.

Toronto Raptors

The Raps have a new franchise assist leader. Kyle Lowry passed Jose Calderon for the most assists in a Raptors uniform by collecting helper No. 3772 last night against the Atlanta Hawks. 

Lowry seems a likely choice to join teammate Pascal Siakam at the All-Star game this month, assuming the head coaches don’t snub him. An appearance on the team would make it six straight trips to the midseason exhibition for the 33-year-old.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Will the Cavs trade former All-Star Kevin Love before next week’s trade deadline? The 12-year veteran seems an obvious trade asset and a miscast part on a rebuilding Cleveland squad. Love is averaging 17.4 points and 9.9 rebounds per game but he still has three years and more than $90 million left on his current contract. That might be too much for a contending team to swallow.

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