Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Tips 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 13.5 point favorites.
The Cavaliers have a record of 16-50. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -9.7 as they average 103.7 points per game while giving up 113.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 42-25 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 114.9 points per game and surrender 111.7, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 30-35-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 35-30-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 32-35-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 31-35-0 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/18 G JR Smith Possible Trade is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
03/10/19 F Larry Nance Jr. Chest injured last game, is downgraded to out Monday vs Toronto
03/10/19 PG Matthew Dellavedova Concussion is downgraded to out Monday vs Toronto
01/25/19 F Tristan Thompson Foot is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Clarkson comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Collin Sexton averages 15.2 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Ben Simmons averages 17.0 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per game and has 7.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Jimmy Butler averages 18.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 103.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 21.0 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.7 per game. The Cavaliers allow 113.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 25.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 5th in the league with 114.9 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 47.2 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.1. The 76ers are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.5. The 76ers surrender 111.7 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 23.2 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 43.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Cavaliers are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 117.1, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 30th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Cleveland is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA. The 76ers are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -13.5
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