Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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The Cleveland Cavaliers (22-48) visit the Washington Wizards (32-38) after losing six straight road games. The Wizards are favored by 7.5 points in the contest, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, May 14, 2021. The matchup's point total is 225.5.

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Wizards vs Cavaliers Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Wizards-7.5-110-110225.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Washington's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup total (225.5 points) in 45 out of 70 opportunities (64.3% of matchups).
  • In 22 out of Cleveland's 70 games this season (31.4%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Friday's matchup.
  • The Wizards average 116.6 points per game against the Cavaliers' 103.7, amounting to 5.2 points under the game's over/under of 225.5.
  • This matchup's over/under is 5.3 fewer points than the 230.8 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Wizards have seen a 235.4 over/under in their games this season, 9.9 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 9.7 points separates this matchup's over/under (225.5 points) and the average total points bet in Cavaliers' games (215.8 points) this season.

Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread this year, going 37-32 ATS.
  • The Wizards have gone 4-4 against the spread when playing as at least a 7.5-point favorite.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in 52.2% of games (36 out of 69 matchups).

Wizards Key Players

  • The Wizards rebounds and assists leader is Russell Westbrook. He grabs 11.5 rebounds and racks up 11.7 assists per game.
  • Washington's scoring leader is Bradley Beal, who puts up 31.4 points per game.
  • The Wizards are led by Davis Bertans from beyond the arc. He hits 3.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Washington's blocks leader is Daniel Gafford, who records 1.4 per game. Westbrook leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Wizards Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWizards MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Hawks120-116 ATLNoAway+3.5231.5165-200Regular SeasonNoOver
5/10/2021Hawks125-124 ATLNoAway+7.5240.5750-1200Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Pacers133-132 WASYesAway-2.5249.5-155125Regular SeasonNoOver
5/6/2021Raptors131-129 WASNoAway+4.5222.5240-300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Bucks135-134 MILNoAway+3.5265.5230-275Regular SeasonYesOver
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-55-510-0-0255129.7125.3+0.835.8%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:Bradley Beal: Out (Hamstring),Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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Cavaliers Betting Data

  • Cleveland has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 26-39 ATS.
  • When they are at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Cavaliers have a record ATS of 1-1.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this year -- 28 of 65 (43.1%).

Cavaliers Key Players

  • Collin Sexton is at the top of the Cavaliers scoring leaderboard with 24.4 points per game. He also pulls down 3.2 rebounds and dishes out 4.4 assists per game.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounding and assists are Jarrett Allen with 9.9 rebounds per game (he also adds 12.8 points and 1.7 assists per game) and Darius Garland with 6.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 17.7 points and 2.4 rebounds per game).
  • Kevin Love averages 2.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cavaliers.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Cleveland while Allen (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Cavaliers Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalCavaliers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Celtics102-94 CLENoHome+3.5192.5150-185Regular SeasonYesOver
5/10/2021Pacers111-102 INDNoHome+4.5213.5240-300Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/9/2021Mavericks124-97 DALNoHome+14.5223.5850-1600Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/7/2021Mavericks110-90 DALNoAway+20.5200.52500-10000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/5/2021Trail Blazers141-105 PORNoHome+23.5239.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
Cavaliers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
1-93-75-5-0219.5101.4118.1-1.738.1%

Cavaliers Injuries

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

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