Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 – Houston Rockets are now sitting at the 14th position in the Western Conference play after consecutive defeats. The Rockets will hit the road in this game to square-off against the Cavaliers from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland is no better as they hold the same 14th spot in the Eastern Conference play. The Cavaliers are just ahead of Detroit Pistons and the NBA basketball betting picks have not been much in their favor. Both teams will need to improve their overall performance if they want to get past opponents.
Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021
Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
Houston Rockets will enter this game riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. The Rockets are holding a 11-18 record and they are way behind the .500 mark. In their last game, Houston lost against Chicago Bulls with a final score of 120-100. Daniel Nwaba took the lead for his team with 22 points and nine boards with just 27 minutes of gameplay. John Wall managed to toss in 15 points with seven boards in their defeat. Houston is desperate to break their eight-game losing streak.
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 24.19 PER
J. Wall PG 20 GP 20 GS 30.9 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3.2 DR 3.7 REB 6.3 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 3.4 TO 1.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.15 PER
E. Gordon SG 23 GP 11 GS 29.3 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.3 OR 2 DR 2.3 REB 2.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 1.5 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.17 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
Cleveland Cavaliers are holding an 11-21 record on the season and they will enter this game with a winning record. The Cavaliers are ahead of the Pistons in the last spot. In their last outing, Cleveland took out the Atlanta Hawks with a final score of 112-111. It was an important victory for the Cavaliers and they are all set to make it past the Rockets. Collin Sexton tossed in a team-high of 29 points after going nine for 16 with his shooting attempts. Darius Garland was the other player to toss in 17 points.
Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 27 GP 27 GS 35.5 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.7 OR 1.8 DR 2.5 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.99 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 20.93 PER
D. Garland PG 24 GP 21 GS 33.1 MIN 16 PTS 0.5 OR 1.7 DR 2.2 REB 5.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 13.04 PER.
Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 Betting Numbers
Houston are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Cleveland are 1-13 ATS in their last 14 games.
P.J. Tucker PF Quad is probable Wednesday vs Cleveland
Kevin Love PF Calf is out indefinitely
Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
Both teams are dealing with injured players and the Rockets have some of their key players injured. The NBA betting odds tonight are in favor of Cleveland to win this game and cover the spread. The Cavs have improved and they seem to have the potential to take out the Rockets.
Moneyline: The ML for the Rockets is -143 and the ML for the Cavs is +120.
ATS: -3 (-111) is the set spread for the Rockets and +3 (-111) is the spread for the Cavaliers.
TOTALs: Over 216.5 (-110) is the total for Houston and the same will go under for the Cavs.
Score Prediction: 104 – 99 Cavaliers