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Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Detroit Pistons and the Cleveland Cavaliers meet at Quicken Loans Arena.

Oddsmakers opened the Pistons as -6.5-point favorites versus the Cavaliers, while the game's total opened at 215.5.

Cleveland lost its last outing, a 121-116 result against the Mavericks on March 16. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a +5.5-point underdog, while the 237 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 110-107 winner as they battled the Raptors at home. The Pistons covered in the match as a -1.5-point favorite, while 217 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Detroit:
Team record: 36-33 SU,35-32-2 ATS
Detroit is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games

Cleveland:
Team record: 17-53 SU,33-36-1 ATS
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Phoenix Thursday, March 21
Cleveland home to Milwaukee Wednesday, March 20