NBA Free Picks 12-26-16

 

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Detroit Pistons will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pistons listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Cavaliers, while the game’s total is sitting at 199.

Detroit was a 119-113 loser in its last match at home against the Warriors. They covered the +7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 232 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 109-108 result against the Warriors on December 25. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a +3.5-point underdog, while the 217 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Cleveland:
Team record: 23-6 SU,15-13-1 ATS
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Cleveland is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road

Detroit:
Team record: 14-18 SU,15-17 ATS
Current Streak: lost 5 straight games.
Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons

Free Pick: Cleveland +6.5

Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans meet at Smoothie King Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pelicans listed as 4-point favorites versus the Mavericks, while the game’s total is sitting at 197.

New Orleans was a 91-87 winner in its last match at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the -5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 178 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 90-88 winner as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Mavericks covered in the match as a +3.5-point underdog, while 178 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Dallas:
Team record: 9-21 SU,14-16 ATS
Dallas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Dallas is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’s last 6 games

New Orleans:
Team record: 11-21 SU,13-18-1 ATS
New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
New Orleans is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans’s last 7 games

Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Free Pick: Over 197