Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors 3/24/2022 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors 3/24/2022 – The Toronto Raptors have a prime chance to get out of the play-in tournament zone as they are about to host the Cleveland Cavaliers in their home court all the way in Canada. This game happens this coming Thursday, March 24. SN is given the television broadcast rights and they will be starting the live coverage by 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. These teams are coming off tough losses and NBA betting lines see the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to be the riskier pick to make against the Toronto Raptors.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors 3/24/2022
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors 3/24/2022 Betting Odds
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
After winning back-to-back wins over the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons, the Cavaliers failed to convert the momentum into a winning streak after losing to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, 120-131. The team seems lost without Jarret Allen in the paint and rookie Evan Mobley’s 13 points and five rebounds are not enough to protect the interior. Darius Garland puts up ridiculous numbers of 29 points and 17 assists while Lauri Markannen chipped in with 18 points and nine boards. Lamar Stevens also had a notable performance with 16 points and six rebounds as well.
Players to watch: Darius Garland PG 58 GP 58 GS 35.6 MIN 21.4 PTS 0.6 OR 2.8 DR 3.3 REB 8.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 3.9 TO 1.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.84 PER
Jarrett Allen C 56 GP 56 GS 32.3 MIN 16.1 PTS 3.4 OR 7.3 DR 10.8 REB 1.6 AST 0.8 STL 1.3 BLK 1.7 TO 1.7 PF 1 AST/TO 23.18 PER
Collin Sexton PG 11 GP 11 GS 28.7 MIN 16 PTS 1.2 OR 2.1 DR 3.3 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 2.8 TO 2.3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 11.38 PER.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors have lost twice in their last three games and they hope to tally this important win to increase their chances to improve their playoff position. Their record is now at 40-32 and they are just a game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers to get out of the play-in tournament zone. This team’s most recent game was a 14-point loss against the Chicago Bulls at home, 99-113. Pascal Siakam was the team’s top scorer against the Bulls with 22 points while Fred VanVleet is not far behind with 19 points and nine assists. Chris Boucher came off the bench with a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Players to Watch: Pascal Siakam PF 59 GP 59 GS 37.7 MIN 22 PTS 1.9 OR 6.4 DR 8.3 REB 5.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 3.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.61 PER
Fred VanVleet SG 58 GP 58 GS 38.2 MIN 21 PTS 0.7 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 6.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 2.5 PF 2.6 AST/TO 18.02 PER
Gary Trent Jr. SG 62 GP 61 GS 34.8 MIN 18 PTS 0.4 OR 2.4 DR 2.8 REB 2.1 AST 1.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 14.66 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors 3/24/2022 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Toronto are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Rajon Rondo PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto
OG Anunoby SF Finger is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Cleveland
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Cleveland Cavaliers are entering enemy territory and that is why the top online sportsbook has them as the riskier pick to make against the Toronto Raptors who owns a rabid fan base in Canada.
Moneyline:The Raptors in their home court are given an ML of -185 while the Cavaliers are +145 on the road.
ATS:It is just four points on the ATS for this matchup with the Raptors getting the -4 while the Cavaliers are on the other side with +4.
TOTALs:The total for both teams to reach is set at 214 points with the Cavaliers going over while the Raptors are under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 105, Raptors