Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 28-8. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 110.3 points per game while giving up 103.6 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 16-23. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.2 points per game and surrendering 111.5, good for a point differential of -3.3.
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Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 24.3 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Lebron James averages 26.2 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.3 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
C.J. McCollum averages 23.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Damian Lillard averages 26.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Cleveland averages 110.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.7 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Portland averages 108.2 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 17th with 13.9 per game. The Blazers allow 111.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Blazers force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 114 and a defensive rating of 107. In terms of pace they average 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 109.7 and they have a defensive rating of 113. They get 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 16-18-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 19-17-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 16-23-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 24-15-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/21/16 G J.R. Smith Thumb out indefinitely12/16/16 F Chris Andersen ACL out for season01/09/17 G Kyle Korver Acquired "?" Tuesday vs. Utah
Portland Blazers Injuries
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Portland
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