At 7:30 ET, the 76ers will travel to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to take on the Cavaliers. Philadelphia is currently on a two-game losing streak and is 8th in the Eastern Conference. They are +265 on the moneyline and +8 on the spread.

On the other side, Cleveland is favored by 8 points and is 4th in the East. The over/under line is currently sitting at 212.5.


The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers +8

This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7:30 ET on Friday, March 29th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-103 in favor of the Cavaliers.
  • Our projections have Donovan Mitchell finishing with Donovan Mitchell points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.7% and knocking down 17 threes.

Can the 76ers Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

As the 76ers look to snap a two-game losing streak, they are 8-point underdogs against the Cavaliers. This season, Philadelphia has been the underdog in 29 of their 73 games and has gone 8-21 in those games.

On the road, the 76ers have an average scoring differential of +0.2 points per game. Their ATS record on the road is 20-16, and they have covered the spread in three straight road games.

Philadelphia’s O/U record for the season is 36-37, and their games have averaged a combined 226.1 points. Today’s O/U line of 212.5 is lower than the average line of 228.2 for their games this season.

In their last game, the 76ers lost to the Clippers by a score of 108-107. The O/U line for that game was 214.5, and Philadelphia covered the spread as 6.5-point underdogs.

Currently, the 76ers are 8th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 39-34. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 26-20 and 6-8 against other teams in the Atlantic Division.

So far this season, the 76ers are 16th in scoring at 114.1 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 112.7 points per game.

Philadelphia is 23rd in field goal percentage at 46% and 21st in three-point shooting at 35%. They are 27th in assists at 24.5 per game.

When it comes to pace, the 76ers are 22nd in the league. In terms of free throws, they are 1st in made free throws at 19.9 per game.

Philadelphia’s defense has been playing well, ranking 9th in the NBA with 112.0 points allowed per game. 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.

Will Cleveland Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

In their games this season, the Cavaliers have gone 35-37-1 on the over/under. Today’s line of 212.5 is lower than their season average of 223. The team’s last three games have all gone over the O/U line.

Cleveland’s ATS record for the season is 35-36, including a 18-19 record at home and 17-17 on the road. The team has failed to cover the spread in their last three road games and are 13-11 ATS as the underdog.

The Cavaliers are favored by 8 points today and have gone 22-25 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +6.6 points per game. This season, they are 33-15 as the favorite.

The Cavaliers are 44-29 this season, which is good for 4th place in the Eastern Conference. In their last game, they lost to the Hornets by a score of 118-111. The O/U line for that game was 207 points, and the Cavaliers were favored by 9.5 points going into the game.

On average, the Cavaliers’ games have seen a combined scoring total of 222 points. This is slightly higher than today’s O/U line of 212.5. In non-conference games, the Cavaliers have gone 15-9 compared to 29-20 against the East.

This season, the Cavaliers are averaging 112.7 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. However, at home, they are scoring 114.3 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Cavaliers are 7th in the league in made threes at 13.6 per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

In terms of pace, the Cavaliers are 23rd in the league at 96.9 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, they are 9th in the NBA.

At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 5th, allowing 109.4 points per game. Cleveland’s defense is currently forcing 12.7 turnovers per game, which is 17th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 21st in blocked shots, with an average of 4.7 rejections per game.