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Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 NBA Odds Picks

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5-5-2021 NBA Odds Picks

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

When: May 5, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: Bally Sports Ohio | NBC Sports Northwest
Stream: NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 5/5/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers -11 (-111) 224.5 o (-110) -750
Cleveland Cavaliers +11 (-111) 224.5 u (-110) +525
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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

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Trail Blazers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
Portland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Portland are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Portland are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
Trail BlazersĀ  are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Portland’s last 15 games played in May.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games.
Cleveland are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against Portland.
Cleveland are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Cleveland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Portland.
Cavaliers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Cleveland are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games played in May.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard PG Foot is probable Wednesday vs Cleveland
Norman Powell SF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Cleveland
Zach Collins PF Ankle is out for season

Cleveland Cavaliers

Matthew Dellavedova PG Neck is “?” Wednesday vs Portland
Larry Nance Jr. PF Thumb is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is out for season
Isaiah Hartenstein PF Concussion is “?” Wednesday vs Portland
Dylan Windler SF Knee is out indefinitely
Darius Garland PG Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Portland
Lamar Stevens SF Concussion is “?” Wednesday vs Portland

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail Blazers Cleveland Cavaliers
33-32-0 Against the Spread 24-40-0
35-30-0 Straight Up 28-34-2
115 Points per Game 104
115 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.87 Offensive FG% 45.39
82.61 Offensive FT% 74.27
38.27 Offensive 3PT% 33.78
47.76 Defensive FG% 48.21
78.2 Defensive FT% 77.61
37.31 Defensive 3PT% 38.25

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