Planning on watching today’s Cavaliers and Trail Blazers game? Catch the action at Moda Center in Portland, OR, as the Trail Blazers hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ROOT. The Cavaliers are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Trail Blazers. The over/under for the game is set at 221 points.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +9.5
This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-108 in favor of the Cavaliers.
- Our projections have Donovan Mitchell finishing with Donovan Mitchell points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 12 threes.
Taking a Look at the Cavaliers Chances on the Road
Over the Cavaliers’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 4-6. In their 10 games, the Cavaliers have gone 2-3 against Eastern Conference teams and 2-3 in non-conference action.
Cleveland currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 3-7 at this point. This season, Cleveland has a 1-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 2-3 as underdogs.
In their latest game, the Cavaliers offense put up 120 points against the Kings. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.5% and made 16 threes. The top scorer for the Cavaliers was Donovan Mitchell with 22 points, while Caris LeVert also chipped in with 21 points.
At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 17th, allowing 113.9 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Cavaliers are forcing 13.2 per game, which is 10th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 16th in blocked shots at 5.1 per game.
Does Portland Have What it Takes at Home?
Over the Trail Blazers’ last five games, they are 1-4 and come in with an overall record of 3-7. In away games this season, the Trail Blazers have put together a 2-5 record, whereas they have a 1-2 record when playing at home.
For the season, Portland maintains an ATS record of .500, currently standing at 5-5 ATS. On the road, the Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 4-3, as opposed to a 1-2 record against the spread when playing at home.
In contrast to their season average of 105.7 points per game, the Trail Blazers had a below average performance. They scored 99 points against the Jazz and had a field goal percentage of 42%. Jerami Grant led the team in scoring, putting up 26 points. Additionally, Deandre Ayton contributed 22 points for the Trail Blazers.
At this time, the Trail Blazers’ defense is positioned 13th in the NBA, permitting 112.0 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Trail Blazers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.3% while allowing 32.0% from downtown.