Cavaliers vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 5

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 5

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse -- Cleveland, Ohio
  • Coverage: TNT and NBCS-BOS

The Boston Celtics (48-12) are favored (-8) to extend an 11-game win streak when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers (39-21) at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The contest airs on TNT and NBCS-BOS. The matchup has an over/under of 215 points.

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Odds & Spread

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Cavaliers win (50.5%)

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have put together a 29-27-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers have played 60 games, with 30 wins against the spread.
  • Celtics games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 28 times this season.
  • Cavaliers games this year have gone over the total in 26 of 60 opportunities (43.3%).
  • Boston owns a better record against the spread when playing at home (17-14-1) than it does in away games (12-13-3).
  • When it comes to over/unders, the Celtics hit the over more often in home games, as they've exceeded the total 15 times in 32 opportunities this season (46.9%). On the road, they have hit the over 13 times in 28 opportunities (46.4%).
  • Cleveland has performed better against the spread away (16-12-1) than at home (14-16-1) this year.
  • Looking at the over/under, Cavaliers games have finished over 15 of 31 times at home (48.4%), and 11 of 29 on the road (37.9%).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 27.1 points, 8.4 boards and 4.8 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.0 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown averages 22.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists.
  • Derrick White averages 15.5 points, 3.9 boards and 4.9 assists.
  • Jrue Holiday averages 12.9 points, 5.7 boards and 4.8 assists, shooting 48.0% from the floor and 44.8% from beyond the arc (fourth in NBA), with 2.0 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Kristaps Porzingis averages 20.3 points, 6.9 boards and 1.9 assists, shooting 52.6% from the floor and 37.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.9 made treys per contest.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Jarrett Allen is averaging 15.8 points, 10.5 boards and 2.7 assists for the Cavaliers.
  • Per game, Evan Mobley gets the Cavaliers 15.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 1.6 blocks.
  • The Cavaliers receive 14.1 points per game from Caris LeVert, plus 3.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
  • The Cavaliers are receiving 18.4 points, 2.4 boards and 6.1 assists per game from Darius Garland.
  • Isaac Okoro's numbers on the season are 9.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. He is sinking 50.1% of his shots from the floor and 40.0% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.2 triples.

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