The Celtics took the first matchup between the two teams this season on opening night, winning 90-85. Gamblers that bet on basketball and took the Cavaliers were rewarded as they covered the basketball odds in that game.
Basketball betting trends show that the Celtics have won 6 of the last 10 meetings between the two teams but it is the Cavaliers that are 8-2 against the basketball odds. Cleveland has won the last nine games at home against the Celtics but most of those were when Boston was not very good. Cleveland did win their three home playoff games last year against the Celtics though as basketball betting stats show.
Six of the last ten meetings between the two teams have gone under the basketball betting total. Gamblers that bet on basketball will notice that the over/under is 2-2 in the last four games at Cleveland.
In the first meeting between the two teams this season, Paul Pierce had 27 points to lead the Celtics as basketball betting stats show. LeBron James had 22 points to lead Cleveland as basketball betting statistics have it. It was an off night for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, yet the Celtics were able to pull out the win but they did not cover the basketball betting pointspread.
This basketball betting matchup on Friday could be low scoring considering the Celtics have been excellent this season on defense as bet on basketball stats show. The Cavaliers are also good defensively, ranking at the top of the league in points allowed as bet on basketball stats indicate. Picking a side might be more difficult considering Boston is popular in basketball betting while the Cavaliers have been excellent all season.
This basketball betting matchup on Friday should attract a lot of attention, especially since the game is on ESPN. Open a New Account at SBG Global so you can wager on the Celtics and Cavaliers and all of the other great basketball betting action.