Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction 3/10/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (25-39) travel to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers (41-22) on Sunday, March 10th. This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland and televised on BSOH. The Cavaliers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Nets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Timberwolves. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Nets tell to the Hornets by a score of 110-99. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Nets also couldn’t meet the spread, coming up short as -6 point favorites. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 207.5 points in which the two teams surpassed.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Cavaliers, the Nets have an overall record of 25-39 and are hoping to end their two game losing streak. When playing teams from the Eastern Conference, the Nets are 17-21 and have gone 8-18 in non-conference games.

Brooklyn arrives with an ATS record of 28-33 for the season up to this point. This season, Brooklyn has a 12-10 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 16-23 when playing as underdogs.

The Cavaliers Are Coming Off A Win

In the Cavaliers’ most recent game against the Timberwolves, Darius Garland led the Cavaliers with 34 points while going 13/26 from the field. As the Cavaliers secured the victory with a final score of 113-104, Jarrett Allen also chipped in with 33 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Cavaliers are 41-22 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. On the road this season, the Cavaliers are 19-11 compared to a 22-11 record at home.

Presently, Cleveland boasts an ATS record of 31-30, which is above .500 against the spread. During this season, Cleveland has a 21-21 record against the spread as favorites and 10-9 as underdogs.

Nets Offense Breakdown

Through 64 games the Nets are averaging 111.8 points per contest, placing them 25th in the NBA.

The Brooklyn Nets are currently 25th in the NBA in scoring at 111.8 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 109.5 points per game.

So far this season, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 37.5% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 27th in the league at 45%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Brooklyn is 6th in made threes at 13.8 per game. Overall, they have attempted the 7th most three-pointers in the league.

Cavaliers Offense Breakdown

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In 63 games games, Cleveland has an average of 114 points per game (18th).

This season, the Cavaliers are averaging 114 points per game, which is 18th in the league. However, they have been better at home, where they are averaging 115.1 points per game.

When it comes to their offensive style, the Cavaliers have been one of the more three-point reliant teams in the league. They are 9th in three-point attempts per game and 7th in made threes. Overall, Cleveland is shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

So far, the Cavaliers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 42.9% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 21st in the league at 97.7 possessions per game.

Nets Team Defense

At this time, the Nets’ defense is positioned 15th in the NBA, permitting 114.1 points per game. Opponents are hitting 53.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.7% of their three-point attempts.

Cavaliers Team Defense

At this time, the Cavaliers’ defense is positioned 4th in the NBA, permitting 109.4 points per game. The Cleveland defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Cleveland.

Key Players For The Nets And Cavaliers

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Cam Thomas is set to be the main scorer for the Nets, recording 21 points and shooting 7/17 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 21.1 points per game, in addition to 2.8 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Darius Garland to be the top scorer for the Cavaliers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 18, and he is expected to secure 2 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 45.3% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 18.6 points per game.

Nets vs Cavaliers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 104 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last five home games, Cleveland has an ATS record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 109 points per game.
  • Brooklyn has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Cavaliers have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Nets vs Cavaliers Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Cavaliers, with a final score of 115-105, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Cavaliers at -7.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 208.5 and given that our model is projecting 220 points between the teams, we like the over.

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

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