Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 4/7/2024

The Cleveland Cavaliers (46-32) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (49-28) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on BSSC. The Clippers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Cavaliers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Jazz. Tip-off is set for 3:30 ET.

Cavaliers vs Clippers

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The Cavaliers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Cavaliers lost to the Lakers with a final score of 116-97. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 65-56, the Cavaliers picked up the win.

As they prepare to face the Clippers, the Cavaliers are focused on adding to their overall record of 46-32, which is above .500. When playing away from home, the Cavaliers are 22-18 compared to a home record of 24-14.

Cleveland’s ATS record sits below .500 (36-40). This season, Cleveland has a 23-26 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 13-14 when playing as underdogs.

The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

The Clippers notched a win against the Jazz in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 131-102. the Clippers entered the second half with an advantage, leading with 75-42.

As the Clippers prepare for today’s game, they are focused on extending their two game winning streak. Overall, the Clippers are 49-28 this season with a home record of 24-13 and a road record of 25-15.

The Clippers have successfully covered the spread in their last two games and hold an overall ATS record of 37-40. When playing on the road, the Clippers hold an ATS record of 19-21 in contrast to a 18-19 record against the spread when playing at home.

Cavaliers Offense Breakdown

Through 78 games the Cavaliers are averaging 112.4 points per contest, placing them 19th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Cavaliers are 19th in the NBA in scoring at 112.4 points per game. However, when playing on the road, they are averaging 110.6 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Cleveland is 7th in the league in made threes at 13.5 per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Cavaliers are 25th in the NBA in free-throw attempts at 20.3 per game. They are also 26th in the league in made free throws at 15.5 per game.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Los Angeles offense is the 11th ranked unit in the NBA, at 116 points per contest.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 11th in the league at 116 points per game. At home, they are averaging 115.8 points per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 4th in the league at 38%.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.9% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 27th in the league at 96.4 possessions per game.

Overall, the Clippers are 6th in the league in field goal percentage at 49%. In terms of assists, they are 22nd in the league at 25.6 per game.

Cavaliers Team Defense

The Cavaliers’ defense is presently ranked 7th in the league, allowing an average of 110.0 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Cavaliers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.4% while allowing 36.9% from downtown.

Clippers Team Defense

The Clippers’ defense is presently ranked 10th in the league, allowing an average of 112.4 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Clippers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.8% and allowing 36.7% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Cavaliers And Clippers

In today’s game, our projections have Donovan Mitchell leading the Cavaliers with 26 points on 9/20 shooting from the field. This season, he is averaging 26.4 points per game along with 5.1 boards.

On the other side, Paul George is our projected leading scorer for the Clippers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 22 and grabbing 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 47.1% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 22.5 points per game.

Cavaliers vs Clippers Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Cleveland has an ATS record of just 3-7. However, their overall record was 3-7 while averaging 104 points per game.
  • Across the Clippers last five home games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 109. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 4-1 straight-up.
  • The last three games that Cleveland was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 0-3 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • Against the spread, the Clippers have put together of 2-3 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 4-1 straight up.

Cavaliers vs Clippers Prediction

The Clippers is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 114-110. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Clippers at -3.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 219 and given that our model is projecting 224 points between the teams, we like the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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