The Cleveland Cavaliers (7-6) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (10-3) on Tuesday, November 21st. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Wells Fargo Center and televised on TNT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.
Cavaliers vs 76ers
The Cavaliers Are Coming Off A Win
The Cavaliers picked up a win over the Nuggets in their latest game, finishing with a score of 121-109. Heading into the second half, the Cavaliers were leading 66-58.
Coming into today’s matchup, the Cavaliers is focused on adding to their three game winning streak, with an overall record of 7-6. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 8th, and they are 3rd in the Central division.
Cleveland has an overall ATS record of 5-8 for the season so far. During this season, Cleveland has a 2-5 record against the spread as favorites and 3-3 as underdogs.
The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win
The 76ers picked up a win over the Nets in their latest game, finishing with a score of 121-99. Going into the second half the 76ers held the lead at 61-49.
Facing the Cavaliers today, the 76ers look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 10-3. The team currently sits 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 2nd place in the Atlantic division.
Philadelphia has an overall ATS record of 10-3 for the season so far. On the road, the 76ers have an ATS record of 4-1 compared to a 6-2 record vs. the spread at home.
Cavaliers Offense Breakdown
Cleveland has recorded an average of 111.2 points per game (20th) throughout 13 games games. When looking at the team’s pace of play, the Cavaliers are currently below the league average in possessions per game, averaging just 97.9 per contest. Not only does the team’s offense play at a slower pace, but they their overall lack of efficiency has them ranked 23rd in made field goals per game.
76ers Offense Breakdown
The 76ers come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 120.5 points per game (4th). Coming into today’s game, the 76ers will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 11.3 made 3’s per game. Philadelphia has managed to put together a strong scoring offense despite being both a below average 3-point shooting unit and ranking just 22nd in possessions per game.
Cavaliers Team Defense
At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 12th, allowing 111.0 points per game.
Inside the arc, the Cavaliers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 50.0% and 38.3% from three-point territory.
76ers Team Defense
Currently, the 76ers’ defense holds the 13th rank in the NBA, allowing 111.5 points per game.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the 76ers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.6% from downtown.
Key Players For The Cavaliers And 76ers
In today’s game, we anticipate Caris LeVert leading the scoring for the Cavaliers, contributing 19 points while shooting 7/13 from the field. This season, he is averaging 18 points per game along with 4.4 boards.
On the opposing side, we anticipate Joel Embiid to be the top scorer for the 76ers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 23, and he is expected to secure 8 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 50.2% and is averaging 31.9 points per contest.
Cavaliers vs 76ers Trends
- Through their last five road games, Cleveland has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 116 points per game.
- The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last home games and 4-1 straight-up.
- Through their last five games as the underdog, the Cavaliers have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 3-2.
- The 76ers have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.
When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this 76ers vs. 76ers game, our recommendation is to take the Cavaliers at +7.5. Despite our model showing the 76ers winning 116-113, we like Cavaliers as our point-spread pick.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 220.5, and our model projects the Cavaliers and 76ers to reach a combined total of 229 points. Our bet is on taking the over.
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