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Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2-24-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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

When: February 24, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio
TV: FSOH
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/24/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets -3 (-111) 216.5 o (-110) -143
Cleveland Cavaliers +3 (-111) 216.5 u (-110) +120
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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

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games.
Houston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Cleveland.
Rockets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Cleveland.
Houston are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Houston are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 1-13 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Cleveland are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games at home.
Cleveland are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Houston.
Cleveland are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
Cavaliers are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Cleveland are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

P.J. Tucker PF Quad is probable Wednesday vs Cleveland
Eric Gordon SG Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Cleveland
DeMarcus Cousins PF None has been released
Victor Oladipo SG Foot is “?” Wednesday vs Cleveland
Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
Christian Wood PF Ankle is out indefinitely

Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love PF Calf is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Possible Trade is out indefinitely
Matthew Dellavedova PG Concussion is “?” Wednesday vs Houston
Larry Nance Jr. PF Finger is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Cleveland Cavaliers
11-18-0 Against the Spread 11-21-0
11-17-1 Straight Up 13-18-1
109 Points per Game 104
112 Points Allowed per Game 113
44.52 Offensive FG% 45.09
74.84 Offensive FT% 71.81
33.95 Offensive 3PT% 34.1
45.82 Defensive FG% 48.45
76.99 Defensive FT% 76.99
36.46 Defensive 3PT% 40.63

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