Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds
The Cleveland Cavaliers host Portland on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-12 mark against the 6-10 Trail Blazers in NBA action at Quicken Loans Arena.
Cleveland will face the 6-10 Trail Blazers, who own a 5-10-1 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 9-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Trail Blazers are 7-9 favoring the OVER.
For bettors going with the Cavaliers in this one, they were listed earlier as 2-point underdogs on the betting line at . Totals bettors have seen that number set at 193.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 20-rated Trail Blazers taking on the No. 23-rated Cavaliers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 94-93 win for the Trail Blazers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trail Blazers rank No. 29 in the league with 39.2 per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cleveland is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 8.1 per game, while the Trail Blazers rate No. 6 with 8.2 per contest.
Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, giving up 99 points per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 in the league in scoring at home.
Portland was a 96-78 loser in its last match on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 174 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Portland suffered a 96-78 loss against Boston on Friday, getting 23 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing effort at TD Garden.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 113-111 winner on the road against the Hawks. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (224) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Jeremy Pargo scored 22 points leading the Cavaliers to a 113-111 victory over Atlanta at Philips Arena on Friday.
Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Charlotte are 6-4
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 1-9
A few Trail Blazers at Cavaliers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 7 games when playing Cleveland
Portland is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Portland
Portland at Charlotte, Monday, December 3
Cleveland at Detroit, Monday, December 3