Cleveland Cavaliers at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 10/25/2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland as 6 point favorites.
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The Cavaliers head into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 103.7 points per contest while giving up 103.3 per game. The Nets have an overall mark of 2-1. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 124.3 points per contest and giving up 121.7, which is a point differential of 2.6.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/24/17 G J.R. Smith Back is "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago
10/23/17 PG Derrick Rose Ankle is out indefinitely
10/16/17 PG Isaiah Thomas Hip out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/24/17 G Sean Kilpatrick Personal is OUT Tuesday vs. Orlando
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Lebron James comes into this contest averaging 25 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Love averages 17 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 21 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Allen Crabbe averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 103.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.33 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 46 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 16.7 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 25 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 1st in the league with 124.3 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.67. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 47.3 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 23.7. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per game with 18.7. The Nets surrender 121.7 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26.7 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 45 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game this season.
The Cavaliers are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 106.6 is ranked 15th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Cleveland is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Nets are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 112.2, and their offensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 4th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 108.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland -6
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