Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/10/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/10/2021 – The Indiana Pacers is coming from a very critical loss but they have time to recover before the season ends. This team is set to go on the road for their next game to battle the Cleveland Cavaliers this coming Monday, May 10 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The match will start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the live stream is made available for their online live stream subscribers. Bally Sports Ohio and Bally Sports Indiana will be handling the television broadcast. The Indiana Pacers are coming in this match carrying a huge advantage in NBA odds over the lottery bound Cleveland Cavaliers.
Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/10/2021
Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/10/2021 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers had a tough one point overtime loss against the Washington Wizards during their most recent game with the final score at 132-133. Domantas Sabonis gave it all by doing a triple-double of 30 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists while Caris LeVert tallied 35 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists, three triples and two steals. Eric Sumner started at the point guard position and contributed 13 points along with Oshae Brissett with 12 points and four rebounds. Doug McDermott had a tough night shooting the three but was able to contribute 11 points, two rebounds and an assist.
Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 1 OR 4.2 DR 5.3 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2 PF 2.9 AST/TO 18.19 PER
C. LeVert SG 31 GP 31 GS 32.7 MIN 20.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.5 STL 0.7 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.53 PER
D. Sabonis PF 58 GP 58 GS 36 MIN 20.5 PTS 2.4 OR 9.4 DR 11.8 REB 6.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.5 TO 3.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.68 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers were not able to compete well against the Dallas Mavericks during their last game and got blown away by 27 points, 124-97. Collin Sexton was the team’s best player doing 24 points, seven assists and three rebounds. Bulk of the Cavs’ scoring came off the bench. Mifioundu Kabengele led the bench mob with 14 points, four rebounds and an assist while Brodric Thomans tallied 13 points, three rebounds and two triples. Rookie Damyean Dotson also chipped in with 10 points. Isaac Okoro as the starting point guard had 12 points but shot 30% from the field.
Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 55 GP 55 GS 35.7 MIN 24.4 PTS 1 OR 2.2 DR 3.2 REB 4.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.99 PER
D. Garland PG 53 GP 50 GS 33.5 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.4 OR 2 DR 2.4 REB 6.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 3.1 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 14.32 PER
J. Allen C 46 GP 35 GS 30.2 MIN 13.5 PTS 3.1 OR 6.8 DR 9.9 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 1.5 BLK 1.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.1 AST/TO 20.65 PER.
Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/10/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana’s last 8 games.
Cleveland are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games.
Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is “?” Monday vs Cleveland
Matthew Dellavedova PG Neck is “?” Monday vs Indiana
Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
The Indiana Pacers have been steady in their current playoff position and a win will help them relax before the play-in tournament. The Cleveland Cavaliers are seen as the underdogs in this matchup in online betting and will be the riskier pick.
Moneyline: The Cavaliers as the home team are given an ML of +115 while the Pacers is at -138 if they take this win on the road.
ATS: It is a wide 2.5 points across the spread with the Cavaliers getting the +2.5 while the Pacers sit at -2.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 227.5 with the Pacers going over and the Cavaliers are under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 113, Pacers