76ers vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction 3/29/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (39-34) travel to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers (44-29) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland and televised on NBCS. Both the 76ers and Cavaliers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.

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The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Tyrese Maxey scored 26 for Philadelphia against the Clippers which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 47.6%. Buddy Hield added 17 points, but unfortunately, Philadelphia was defeated in the game with a score of 108-107.

The 76ers come in with an overall record of 39-34 and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 8th place and are 3rd in the Atlantic division.

Philadelphia has an overall ATS record of 40-32 for the season so far. This season, Philadelphia has a 27-17 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 13-15 as underdogs.

The Cavaliers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Cavaliers were defeated by the Hornets in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 118-111. At the beginning of the second half, the Cavaliers were leading 70-69.

In their last five games, the Cavaliers are 1-4 and have an overall record of 44-29. Currently, they are in 4th place in the Eastern Conference and 2nd place in the Central division.

Cleveland’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 35-36 for the season. Cleveland has failed to cover the spread in three straight road games and are 17-17 ATS on the road compared to 18-19 at home.

76ers Offense Breakdown

Philadelphia has recorded an average of 114.1 points per game (16th) throughout 73 games games.

Heading into their matchup with the Cavaliers, the 76ers are averaging 114.1 points per game, which is 16th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 112.7 points per game.

Philadelphia is one of the best teams in the league at getting to the free-throw line, leading the NBA with 19.9 made free throws per game. However, they are just 27th in the league in assists, averaging 24.5 per game.

So far this season, the 76ers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 46.6% of their games. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 22nd in the league at 97 possessions per game.

Cavaliers Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Cleveland offense is ranked 19th in the NBA in scoring at 112.7 points per game.

When playing at home, the Cavaliers are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 17th in the NBA. Overall, Cleveland is 19th in scoring at 112.7 points per game. They have outscored the league average in 42.5% of their games.

The Cavaliers are 14th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

Cleveland is 9th in the NBA in assists, averaging 27.9 per game. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Cavs are 7th in made threes but just 16th in three-point shooting percentage.

76ers Team Defense

On defense, the 76ers come into the game ranked 9th in the league in points allowed at 112.0 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 107.7 points per contest (10th). When it comes to forced turnovers, the 76ers are forcing 11.2 per game, which is 1st in the league. They also come into the game sitting 7th in blocked shots at 5.9 per game.

Cavaliers Team Defense

So far, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 5th in the league at 109.4 points per contest. For the season, Cleveland is ranked 25th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.5 free-throws per game vs. the Cavaliers and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.1%.

Key Players For The 76ers And Cavaliers

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Tyrese Maxey will be the primary scorer for the 76ers, with 25 points and going 9/19 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 25.8 points per game, along with 3.7 rebounds.

On the other side, Donovan Mitchell is our projected leading scorer for the Cavaliers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 46.8%, and he is contributing 27.4 points per game on average.

76ers vs Cavaliers Trends

  • Philadelphia has a 1-2 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 103 points per game while allowing 105. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Through their last three home games, Cleveland has an ATS record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 95 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 5-4-1.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Cavaliers have a straight up record of 4-6 and an ATS mark of 3-7.

76ers vs Cavaliers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this 76ers vs. Cavaliers game, our recommendation is to take the 76ers at +8. Despite our model showing the Cavaliers winning 108-103, we like 76ers as our point-spread pick.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 212.5 and our model has the 76ers and Cavaliers finishing with a combined 211 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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