2004 Season NBA Basketball Past Picks
March 24, 2005
Cleveland at Houston
Thursday 03/24 08:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +6 (-110) (risk 3 to return 5.73) RESULT: LOSS
One of the main reasons Paul Silas got fired was the Cavs terrible play on the road this season. Therefore, you have to think that new coach Brendan Malone wants this one BAD! Cleveland played their best game in months Tuesday night against Detroit, showing the defending world champs that they aren't going away. The Cavs are 12-3 ATS this season revenging a double-digit loss. That 12th win came against Detroit Tuesday night. Houston just beat Miami, and has a four game road swing coming up that will be on their minds, so I do not expect total focus from the Rockets tonight. They are also just 4-13 ATS following a 85 point or less effort this season. Take the points here with Cleveland for three stars.