The Portland Trail Blazers (3-7) will be trying to stop a four-game losing skid when hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers (4-6) on November 15, 2023 at Moda Center.
The Cavaliers take the court as double-digit favorites against the Trail Blazers. The Cavaliers are favored by 10.5 points. The over/under for the game is set at 219.
Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Odds
Point Spread for Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorite.
Cleveland vs. Portland Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Cleveland has -485 odds to win the game, while Portland is listed at +370 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 219 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
- Where: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
- TV: ROOT
Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have gone 3-7-0 against the spread this season. Cleveland has been the favorite in five games this season and won two (40%) of those contests. This season, Cavaliers games have hit the over six times.
The Trail Blazers are 5-5-0 against the spread this year. Portland has been chosen as underdogs in 10 games this year and has walked away with the win three times (30%) in those games. This season, five of the Trail Blazers’ games have gone over the point total.
Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Key Players to Watch
Evan Mobley is posting 19.0 points, 2.3 assists and 11.7 boards per contest. Donovan Mitchell’s numbers for the season are 35.0 points, 6.5 boards and 5.5 assists per contest, shooting 54.2% from the field and 38.1% from beyond the arc, with 4.0 made 3-pointers per game. Max Strus is putting up 18.7 points, 4.0 assists and 9.3 boards per game. Caris LeVert is posting 19.7 points, 5.0 assists and 3.3 boards per contest.
Deandre Ayton gives the Trail Blazers 8.8 points, 14.8 boards and 1.5 assists per game. He also averages 1.5 steals and 1.0 block. Malcolm Brogdon contributes with 19.3 points per game, plus 4.3 boards and 4.0 assists. Shaedon Sharpe’s numbers for the season are 18.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, making 43.3% of his shots from the floor and 34.6% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 treys per contest. Jerami Grant gives the Trail Blazers 16.8 points, 4.5 boards and 1.3 assists per contest, plus 0.8 steals and 1.0 block.
What you need to know about the Cavaliers
With 110.7 points per game on offense, the Cavaliers are 21st in the NBA. Defensively, they allow 113.9 points per contest, which ranks 17th in the league. The Cavaliers are averaging 44.3 boards per game (15th-ranked in NBA) this season, while allowing 46.0 rebounds per contest (23rd-ranked). This season, the Cavaliers rank 23rd in the league in assists, dishing out 24.1 per game.
On offense, Cleveland scores 106.0 points per game when playing at home, compared to 113.8 points per game in road games. Cleveland is making 11.8 threes per game (18th-ranked in NBA) this year, while owning a 33.9% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). Cleveland ranks 21st in the NBA by giving up 13.1 threes per contest, but it is allowing a 39.1% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks third-worst in the league.
What you need to know about the Trail Blazers
In 2023-24, the Trail Blazers are worst in the NBA offensively (105.7 points scored per game) and 13th defensively (112.0 points allowed). On the glass, Portland is 18th in the NBA in rebounds (43.8 per game). It is fifth-worst in rebounds conceded (46.6 per game). At 21.7 assists per game, the Trail Blazers are worst in the league.
The Trail Blazers are the second-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (9.9 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (30.8%). Defensively, Portland is second-best in the NBA in 3-pointers allowed per game at 10.2. It is fourth-best in 3-point percentage allowed at 32.5%.
Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Cavaliers, and we project that Trail Blazers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -10.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 219 points.
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