Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 NBA Odds Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 – The Portland Trail Blazers are coming from a tough loss and they are in the hunt to avoid the NBA Western Conference play-in tournament. They will have a chance to get to a better position facing the Cleveland Cavaliers for their next game. Both teams are set to collide this Wednesday, May 5 at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The television rights are granted to Bally Sports Ohio and NBC Sports Northwest and will air live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Conference. NBA League Pass will have the game available to view via online live stream. Cleveland Cavaliers are seen as the underdogs by NBA spreads in this matchup against the playoff-seeking Portland Trail Blazers.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021
Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Atlanta Hawks during their most recent match by 9 points, 114-123. That pushed them further below as they are fighting for position with the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers for the fifth to seventh place in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. Damian Lillard did what he could to lead the team finishing with 33 points, eight assists and six three-pointers. CJ McCullom had a subpar night tallying 20 points, seven assists and five rebounds while Norman Powell was able to contribute 15 points, four rebounds and two assists.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 60 GP 60 GS 35.8 MIN 28.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.7 DR 4.2 REB 7.6 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.1 TO 1.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.92 PER
C. McCollum SG 40 GP 40 GS 33.8 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.7 OR 3.5 DR 4.2 REB 4.8 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2 PF 3.5 AST/TO 21.26 PER
N. Powell SF 21 GP 21 GS 33.9 MIN 17 PTS 1 OR 2 DR 3 REB 2 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 14.71 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers managed to give the Phoenix Suns a good scare by taking the game to overtime. They lost the match by 16 points but it was a good total team effort. Isaac Okoro was a huge reason why the team kept up with the suns as he finished the game with 32 points, six assists and three rebounds. Collin Sexton was not far behind doing 29 points, seven assists and seven boards. Jarrett Allen also had a good night doing 17 points, eight rebounds, five assists and a block while Cedi Osman did 16 points, five rebounds and four assists. Kevin Love chipped in with 11 boards along with seven points.
Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 52 GP 52 GS 35.7 MIN 24.4 PTS 1 OR 2.2 DR 3.1 REB 4.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 18.15 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 14.34 PER
J. Allen C 43 GP 32 GS 30.1 MIN 13.7 PTS 3 OR 6.8 DR 9.9 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1.5 BLK 1.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.1 AST/TO 21.03 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Cleveland are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Damian Lillard PG Foot is probable Wednesday vs Cleveland
Matthew Dellavedova PG Neck is “?” Wednesday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
The Cleveland Cavaliers even with the home court advantage is very much the lesser team against the Portland Trail Blazers. The top online sportsbook has the Trail Blazers coming out with the win over the lottery bound Cavs.
Moneyline: The Cavs as the underdogs are given an ML of -750 while the Trail Blazers have +525.
ATS: It is a wide 11 points on the ATS for this game with the Blazers sitting on the -11 while the Cavs are +11.
TOTALs: 224.5 is the given total for both teams to reach with the Trail Blazers the team over and the Cavs are under.
Score Prediction: 117 – 103, Trail Blazers