Cleveland vs. Philadelphia Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, March 29, 2024

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The Philadelphia 76ers (39-34) battle the Cleveland Cavaliers (44-29) on March 29, 2024 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Cavaliers hit the court as 8.5-point favorites against the 76ers. The over/under for the matchup is set at 211.5.

Cavaliers vs. 76ers Odds

Point Spread for Cavaliers vs. 76ers

The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorite.

Cleveland vs. Philadelphia Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Cleveland has -360 odds to win the game, while Philadelphia is listed at +285 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 211.5 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • When: Friday, March 29, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio
  • TV: NBCS

Cavaliers vs. 76ers Betting Trends

The Cavaliers have registered a 35-36-2 record against the spread this season. Cleveland has entered the game as favorites 48 times this season and won 33, or 68.8%, of those games. Cavaliers games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 34 times this season.

The 76ers are 39-34-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has won in eight, or 26.7%, of the 30 contests it has been named as the odds-on underdog this year. Games involving the 76ers have hit the over 37 times this year.

Cavaliers vs. 76ers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers

Jarrett Allen’s numbers for the season are 16.3 points, 2.7 assists and 10.7 boards per contest. Donovan Mitchell puts up 27.4 points, 5.3 boards and 6.1 assists per game, shooting 46.8% from the field and 37.3% from beyond the arc, with 3.4 made 3-pointers per game. Caris LeVert’s numbers for the season are 13.6 points, 5.3 assists and 4.0 boards per game. Max Strus is posting 12.3 points, 3.8 assists and 4.7 boards per contest.

76ers

Tyrese Maxey gets the 76ers 25.8 points, 3.7 boards and 6.1 assists per game. He also averages 1.0 steal and 0.5 blocks. Tobias Harris chips in with 17.1 points per game, plus 6.3 boards and 3.1 assists. Kelly Oubre Jr. gives the 76ers 14.9 points, 4.8 boards and 1.4 assists per game, plus 1.2 steals and 0.6 blocks. Paul Reed’s averages for the season are 7.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists, making 53.2% of his shots from the floor.

What you need to know about the Cavaliers

The Cavaliers own a top-five defense this year, ranking fifth-best in the league with 109.4 points allowed per game. Offensively, they rank 19th with 112.7 points scored per contest. The Cavaliers are averaging 43.8 rebounds per game (13th-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 42.6 rebounds per contest (11th-ranked). The Cavaliers are putting up 27.9 assists per game, which ranks them ninth in the NBA in 2023-24.

Cleveland is averaging 114.3 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 3.3 more points than it is averaging on the road (111.0). Cleveland is sinking 13.6 threes per game (seventh-ranked in league). It sports a 36.6% shooting percentage (14th-ranked) from three-point land. Cleveland is giving up 12.1 threes per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) this season, while allowing a 36.1% three-point percentage (11th-ranked).

The Cavaliers are 4-6 against the spread and 3-7 overall over their past 10 games. Cleveland has hit the over in seven of its last 10 outings. The Cavaliers have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 104.4 points per game in their last 10 outings, 8.3 points fewer than the 112.7 they’ve scored this season. Cleveland’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (109.4) shows no change from its season-long per-game points allowed average during the 2023-24 campaign.

What you need to know about the 76ers

With 114.1 points scored per game and 112.0 points allowed, the 76ers are 16th in the NBA offensively and ninth on defense. With 42.7 rebounds per game and 44.5 rebounds allowed, Philadelphia is 19th and 22nd in the league, respectively. This season the 76ers are fourth-worst in the league in assists at 24.5 per game.

At home the 76ers are putting up 115.5 points per game, 2.8 more than they are averaging on the road (112.7). In 2023-24, the 76ers are 24th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.7 per game) and 20th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). Giving up 11.9 3-pointers per game and conceding 35.4% from downtown, Philadelphia is sixth and sixth in the league, respectively, in those categories.

The 76ers have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 4-6 overall in their last 10 contests. In its past 10 games, Philadelphia has gone over the total twice. Over its last 10 games, Philadelphia is compiling 99.0 points per game, compared to its season average of 114.1. In their previous 10 games, the 76ers are giving up 102.1 points per contest, compared to their season average of 112.0 points allowed.

Cavaliers vs. 76ers Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Cavaliers, and we predict that 76ers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -8.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 211.5 points.

How to bet Cavaliers vs. 76ers

You can bet on Cleveland vs. Philadelphia at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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