Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat NBA Parlay 3/27/2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
American Airlines Arena
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The Cleveland Cavaliers head to American Airlines Arena to take on the Miami Heat on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 4 point favorites.
The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 44-29. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 111.1 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 39-35. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of 0.2.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 25-46-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 37-34-2 against the over/under
Important Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 37-31-6 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 34-37-3 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
03/25/18 F Jeff Green Illness is "?" Tuesday vs Miami
03/25/18 G Kyle Korver Personal is "?" Tuesday vs Miami
Key Miami Heat Injuries
03/26/18 C Hassan Whiteside Hip is "?" Tuesday vs Cleveland
03/25/18 G Dwyane Wade Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs Cleveland
01/12/18 G Dion Waiters Ankle is out for season
Lebron James averages 27.5 points per contest in 37.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 9.1 assists per game and 8.6 rebounds per contest for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Jordan Clarkson comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 23.6 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Josh Richardson averages 12.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Goran Dragic has scored 17.5 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game this season for the Heat. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 110.3 points per contest which is 27th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Cleveland averages 111.1 points per contest this year, which is 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.78 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 42.1 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat give up 103.1 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 20.8 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 42.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Heat are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year. Miami is 25th in the NBA with 103.3 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.23. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 19th in the NBA in rebounding with 43 boards per contest and 15th in assists per game with 22.8. The Heat are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Cavaliers are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 2nd. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA. Cleveland is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Miami is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Heat are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 107, and their offensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 23rd. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 95.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland -4 and over 216 total points
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