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Added January 31st, 2011 by Dwight

NBA Predictions: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat

Cleveland Cavaliers (8-38) @ Miami Heat (32-14)

Time: 7:30 pm EST

Point Spread: Miami Heat -17.5

Over/Under Line: 201

Preview: The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to snap their 19 game losing streak when they head to South Beach to take on the Miami Heat. This game is a battle between LeBron James’ old team and his current team.

The Cavaliers are 8-38 overall, and 3-23 when playing on the road. Cleveland is 7-22 when playing against other Eastern Conference foes. The Cavaliers come into the game averaging 93.6 points per game and are allowing 105 points per game. Antawn Jamison leads the team with 17.2 points per game. Cleveland is 24.5 games behind the Chicago Bulls in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

Miami comes into the game with a 32-14 record, first place in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The Heat holds a 2.5 game lead over the Orlando Magic. The Heat have been banged up, missing both Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in recent games. Miami’s star scorer LeBron James is scoring 26.1 points per game and also dishing out over 7 assists per game. Miami is coming off a win over Detroit on Friday, and will play Sunday in Oklahoma City. The two teams met on December 2nd in Cleveland. That night the Heat blew the Cavaliers away 118-90. Then on December 15th, the Heat came away with another win – 101-95 in Miami. The two teams will play again in Cleveland on March 29th.

My Betting Predictions: 20 straight losses for Cleveland. Miami wins 104-91.

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