The Cleveland Cavaliers (35-16) host the Philadelphia 76ers (31-21) in an Eastern Conference showdown on Monday. The Sixers got back on track and halted their four-game losing streak. On Feb. 10, Philadelphia beat the Washington Wizards 119-113. Meanwhile, Cleveland is red-hot. The Cavs have won nine games in a row. The Cavaliers outlasted the Toronto Raptors 119-95 on Saturday. Joel Embiid (knee) remains out for Philadelphia.
Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland. Cleveland is a 10-point favorite in the latest 76ers vs. Cavaliers odds via SportsLine consensus. The over/under for total points is 229.5. Before making any Cavaliers vs. 76ers picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
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The model has set its sights on Sixers vs. Cavs. You can head to SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for Cavs vs. Sixers:
- 76ers vs. Cavaliers spread: Cleveland -10
- 76ers vs. Cavaliers over/under: 229.5 points
- 76ers vs. Cavaliers money line: Cleveland -483, Philadelphia +366
- PHI: The Philadelphia 76ers have hit the 4Q money line in 50 of their last 86 games
- CLE: The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 34 of their last 47 games
- 76ers vs. Cavaliers picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Cavaliers can cover
Guard Donovan Mitchell is the top offensive threat for the Cavs. Mitchell is a gifted scorer with outstanding athleticism to soar to the rim. The Louisville product ranks fifth in the NBA in scoring (28.2) with 5.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game. On Feb. 7 against the Wizards, Mitchell logged 40 points, eight rebound and five assists.
Forward Evan Mobley is a force in the frontcourt. The USC product averages 15.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and shoots 58% from the field. In Saturday’s win over the Raptors, Mobley had 17 points and 11 boards. See who to back at SportsLine.
Why the 76ers can cover
Guard Tyrese Maxey takes over the role as the main offensive weapon on the court with Embiid sidelined. The Kentucky product also has a reliable perimeter shot. Maxey averages 25.7 points with a team-high 6.4 assists per game. On Saturday, he tallied 28 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists.
Forward Tobias Harris is another capable offensive threat. Harris owns a knockdown jumper from all three levels while being a consistent rebounder. The Tennessee product logs 17.7 points, six rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. He’s scored 20-plus points in three of his last six games. See who to back at SportsLine.
How to make Cavaliers vs. 76ers picks
The model has simulated Sixers vs. Cavs 10,000 times and is leaning Over on the total, projecting 235 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits 60% of the time. You can only see the picks at SportsLine.
So who wins 76ers vs. Cavs, and which side of the spread hits 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 55-35 roll on top-rated NBA picks this season, and find out.