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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3/1/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3-1-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3/1/2021 – Two weak teams from the Western and Eastern Conference play Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets are all set to clash from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The Cavaliers are holding the 14th spot in the Eastern Conference play and they this game with a winning streak. Houston Rockets are holding the same 14th spot in the Western Conference play, but they are riding a terrible losing streak. Both teams are in a bad spot as they failed to make it past most of their opponents. The best basketball predictions 2021 have been away from the Cavaliers and the Rockets in most of their games.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3/1/2021

When: March 1, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
TV: AT&T Sportsnet – Southwest | Fox Sports Ohio
Stream: NBA League Pass

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cleveland Cavaliers +6.5 (-111) 216.5 o (-110) +210
Houston Rockets -6.5 (-111) 216.5 u (-110) -263
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Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

Cleveland Cavaliers are riding a three-game winning streak after their impressive performance against the Philadelphia 76ers in their last game. The Cavaliers scored 112 and gave up 109 in return. It was an important victory for the Cavaliers to take out the top team in the Eastern Conference play. Cleveland has plenty of room for improvement with its overall performance. Despite their winning streak the Cavaliers have a long way to get past their opponents this season.

Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 29 GP 29 GS 35.9 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.7 OR 1.9 DR 2.6 REB 4.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.78 PER

A. Drummond C 25 GP 25 GS 28.9 MIN 17.5 PTS 4 OR 9.4 DR 13.5 REB 2.6 AST 1.6 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 20.92 PER

D. Garland PG 26 GP 23 GS 33.6 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.5 OR 1.8 DR 2.3 REB 5.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 2.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.48 PER.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets will enter this game riding a terrible 11-game losing streak. Houston Rockets had nothing but a decline in their past few weeks. The Rockets are trailing Sacramento Kings in the 13th and are ahead of Minnesota Timberwolves in the 15th spot. Houston won 11 games on the season and lost 21 in return. The Rockets are far beyond the .500 mark and the odds are not in their favor. In their last game, Memphis Grizzlies scored 133 and gave up just 84 to the Rockets. It was a terrible defeat for Houston.

Players to watch: C. Wood C 17 GP 17 GS 31.2 MIN 22 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.2 REB 1.3 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 1.8 TO 1.9 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.25 PER

J. Wall PG 22 GP 22 GS 31.1 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 6.4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 3.3 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 17.21 PER

V. Oladipo SG * 13 GP 13 GS 31.4 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.4 OR 4.5 DR 4.9 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.37 PER.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets 3/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
Cleveland are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games.
Cleveland are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Houston.
Cavaliers are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games against Houston.
Cleveland are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games on the road.
Cleveland are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games this season.
Cleveland are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games.
Rockets are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 9 games at home.
Houston are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Cleveland.
Rockets are 0-11 SU in their last 11 games this season.
Houston are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Houston are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games played in March.

Injuries

Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love PF Calf is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Possible Trade is out indefinitely
Matthew Dellavedova PG Concussion is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Houston
Larry Nance Jr. PF Finger is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is upgraded to probable Monday vs Houston
Cedi Osman SF Back is “?” Monday vs Houston

Houston Rockets

John Wall PG Rest is “?” Monday vs Cleveland
Victor Oladipo SG Rest is “?” Monday vs Cleveland
Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
Christian Wood PF Ankle is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Cleveland Cavaliers Houston Rockets
13-21-0 Against the Spread 11-20-0
14-19-1 Straight Up 12-18-1
105 Points per Game 109
113 Points Allowed per Game 112
45.16 Offensive FG% 44.31
71.87 Offensive FT% 75.33
34.48 Offensive 3PT% 33.86
48.1 Defensive FG% 45.94
76.57 Defensive FT% 77.49
40.2 Defensive 3PT% 36.84

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

Cleveland is coming off a big victory against one of the best teams in this league. The Cavs are pushing hard to make progress and they do have the upper hand in this game. The top sportsbooks have predicted Cleveland to win this game and cover the spread.

Moneyline: The ML allocated for Cleveland is +210 and the ML allocated for Houston is -263.

ATS: A spread of +6.5 (-111) is out for the Cavs and a spread of -6.5 (-111) is out for the Rockets.

TOTALs: Over 216.5 (-110) is out for Cleveland and the same will go under for Houston.

Score Prediction: 123 – 117 Cavaliers