San Antonio Spurs at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Parlay 2/25/2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The San Antonio Spurs head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 4.5 point favorites.
The Spurs head into this matchup with a mark of 35-25. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 101.9 points per contest while giving up 98.9 per game. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 35-23. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 110.1 points per contest and giving up 109.6, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 31-27-2 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 28-32-0 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 19-38-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 29-27-2 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
02/24/18 G Manu Ginobili Chest injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs Cleveland
02/23/18 G Danny Green Illness is "?" Sunday vs Cleveland
01/17/18 SF Kawhi Leonard Quad is out indefinitely
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
02/24/18 G Jordan Clarkson Head injured last game, is probable Sunday vs San Antonio
01/30/18 F Kevin Love Hand is out indefinitely
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 22.7 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Pau Gasol comes into this game averaging 10.7 points per contest while playing 24.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 14.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 23.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3 rebounds per game and 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Lebron James has scored 26.5 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per game this season for the Cavaliers. He hauls in 8.2 rebounds per contest and has 8.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 98.9 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 21.3 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA. San Antonio averages 101.9 points per contest this year, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.98 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 44.3 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 25th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 109.6 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 25.9 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 44.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Cleveland is 5th in the NBA with 110.1 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.47. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 41.7 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 23.6. The Cavaliers are 16th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Spurs are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. San Antonio is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league.
Cleveland is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Cavaliers are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 111.6, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 3rd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 97.9 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 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland -4.5 and under 215 total points
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