Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 8

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 08, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Cavaliers (35-24) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Pacers (20-40)
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSIN & BSOH

The Cleveland Cavaliers visit Gainbridge Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Indianapolis.

The Cavaliers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Cavaliers are 35-25 against the spread, while the Pacers are 29-34 against the spread.

The Cavaliers vs Pacers Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.


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Cavaliers vs. Pacers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cleveland Cavaliers-3.5 -110O 222.5 -110-160
Indiana Pacers +3.5 -110U 222.5 -110135

Against the spread this NBA season, the Cavaliers have gone:

  • 35-25 against the Spread (+7.45 Units / 10.58% ROI)
  • 37-27 against the Moneyline (+17.75 Units / 16.24% ROI)
  • 24-38 against the Over for game total points (-17.8 Units / -25.28% ROI)
  • 38-24 against the Under for game total points (+11.6 Units / 16.48% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the Moneyline in 37 of their last 62 games (+19.75 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 33 away games (+16.15 Units / 44% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 38 of their last 63 games (+15.45 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 38 of their last 62 games (+12.72 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 1H Spread in 38 of their last 63 games (+11.44 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only covered the Game Total Over in 22 of their last 62 games (-19.80 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 62 games (-18.69 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 6 of their last 22 away games (-13.34 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 12 of their last 34 games (-12.73 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only covered the Team Total Over in 5 of their last 19 games (-11.57 Units / -52% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pacers have gone:

  • 29-34 against the Spread (-8.45 Units / -11.63% ROI)
  • 22-44 against the Moneyline (-17.45 Units / -19.2% ROI)
  • 37-29 against the Over for game total points (+5.1 Units / 7.02% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Under for game total points (-11.7 Units / -16.12% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 37 of their last 50 games (+22.66 Units / 41% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 53 games (+17.38 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 30 games at home (+15.34 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Game Total Over in 20 of their last 26 games at home (+13.40 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Team Total Over in 18 of their last 23 games (+12.25 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 15 of their last 54 games (-27.83 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 53 games (-22.84 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 32 games at home (-18.61 Units / -52% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Game Total Under in 16 of their last 47 games (-18.10 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Moneyline in 16 of their last 52 games (-17.70 Units / -24% ROI)

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Cleveland Cavaliers: Keys to the Game vs. the Indiana Pacers

The Cavaliers were 7-19 (.269) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Cavaliers were 5-23 (.179) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Cavaliers were 6-36 (.143) when allowing 110 or more points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Cavaliers are 19-6 (.760) when they win the turnover margin this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .561

Indiana Pacers: Keys to the Game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Pacers are 3-11 (.214) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Pacers are 15-39 (.278) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .459

The Pacers are 15-22 (.405) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Pacers are 5-22 (.185) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

Injury Report: Pacers vs. Cavaliers - Tuesday's Game, Mar. 08

  • Ricky Rubio (Pacers): Rubio suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • T.J. McConnell (Pacers): The Pacers announced that McConnell will be re-evaluated in February.
  • Lance Stephenson (Pacers): Stephenson did not play in Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against Washington.
  • Myles Turner (Pacers): The Pacers announced that Turner is a few weeks from returning to action.
  • Chris Duarte (Pacers): Duarte did not play in Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against Washington.
  • T.J. Warren (Pacers): The Pacers placed Warren in the league's health and safety protocols.
  • Jarrett Allen (Cavaliers): Allen has a fractured finger and is out indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Collin Sexton (Cavaliers): Sexton underwent surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Rajon Rondo (Cavaliers): Rondo did not play in Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against Toronto.
  • Caris LeVert (Cavaliers): LeVert did not play in Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against Toronto.

Cleveland Cavaliers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 102.5 points per game (7,379 points/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

The Cavaliers averaged 51.8 points per game (3,726 points/72 games) in the first half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 56.5

The Cavaliers made 9.9 three-pointers per game last season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Cavaliers averaged 50.3 points per game (3,568 points/71 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

Indiana Pacers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers are shooting 31% from three (241/780) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Pacers had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (1,973 assists/ 937 TOs) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Pacers have averaged 0.49 points per possession (2,229 points/4,825 possessions) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.51

The Pacers are shooting 33% from three (517/1,585) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

Cleveland Cavaliers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 31.9 defensive rebounds per game (2,299 rebounds/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Cavaliers have averaged 32.9 defensive rebounds per game (3,880 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (254 blocks/61 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

Indiana Pacers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers have averaged 6.3 blocks per game (358 blocks/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Pacers averaged 6.4 blocks per game (460 blocks/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers have averaged 6.2 blocks per game (724 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers blocked 460 shots last season — most among NBA teams


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