Portland Trail Blazers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 5, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers (21-44) are heavy, 11-point underdogs as they attempt to break a seven-game losing streak when they host the Portland Trail Blazers (36-29) on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The matchup airs at 7:30 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The matchup has an over/under of 226.5.

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Trail Blazers vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -11 -110 -110 226.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Portland's games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday's matchup point total (226.5 points) in 55.4% of opportunities (36 out of 65 matchups).
  • 18 Cleveland games this year (27.7% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Wednesday's point total of 226.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 219.4 points per game, 7.1 points fewer than the total of 226.5 for this contest.
  • Together, the two teams combine to allow 226.5 points per game, identical to the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Trail Blazers have seen a 230.1 average over/under in their games this season, 3.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Cavaliers' games have an over/under of 215.8 points this season, 10.7 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland covered the spread more often than not this year, going 33-30 against the spread.
  • The Trail Blazers' record against the spread as at least an 11-point favorite is above .500 at 3-1.
  • Portland has hit the over the majority of the time, in 34 of 63 games (54%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in scoring (28.4 points per game) and assisting (7.6 assists per game).
  • Portland's rebounding leader is Enes Kanter, who grabs 11.2 per game.
  • The Trail Blazers are led by Lillard from beyond the arc. He connects on 4.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Robert Covington averages 1.5 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Portland.

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Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

Trail Blazers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Trail Blazers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/3/2021 Hawks 123-114 ATL No Away +8.5 249.5 340 -450 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Celtics 129-119 POR Yes Away -3.5 252.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
4/30/2021 Nets 128-109 POR Yes Away -4.5 232.5 -250 195 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Grizzlies 130-109 POR Yes Away -20.5 238.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
4/27/2021 Pacers 133-112 POR Yes Away -10.5 252.5 -1100 675 Regular Season Yes Under
Trail Blazers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
4-6 5-5 5-5-0 234.3 119.3 115 +1.8 37.9%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers: Norman Powell: Day To Day (Knee), Damian Lillard: Day To Day (Foot), Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

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Cavaliers Betting Data

  • Cleveland has a losing record against the spread, going 24-36 ATS (covering just 40% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 11-point underdogs, the Cavaliers have a record ATS of 0-1.
  • Cleveland has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 43.3% of matchups this year (26 out of 60 opportunities).

Cavaliers Key Players

  • Collin Sexton is at the top of the Cavaliers scoring leaderboard with 24.5 points per game. He also grabs 3.2 rebounds and dishes out 4.2 assists per game.
  • Cleveland's leader in rebounds is Jarrett Allen with 9.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Darius Garland with 6.2 per game.
  • Kevin Love is the top shooter from deep for the Cavaliers, hitting 2.1 threes per game.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Cleveland while Allen (1.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Cavaliers Last 10 Games

Cavaliers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Cavaliers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Suns 134-118 PHO No Home +6.5 226.5 300 -400 Regular Season No Over
5/1/2021 Heat 124-107 MIA No Home +13.5 234.5 1050 -2500 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Wizards 122-93 WAS No Home +23.5 214.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
4/28/2021 Magic 109-104 ORL No Home +8.5 201.5 400 -550 Regular Season Yes Over
4/26/2021 Raptors 112-96 TOR No Away +12.5 210.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Under
Cavaliers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 2-8 5-5-0 220 105.2 114.8 0 38.1%

Cavaliers Injuries

Cavaliers: Darius Garland: Out (Ankle), Lamar Stevens: Out (Concussion), Dylan Windler: Out For Season (Knee), Matthew Dellavedova: Out For Season (Neck), Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Thumb), Taurean Prince: Out For Season (Ankle), Isaiah Hartenstein: Out (Concussion)

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