Celtics vs. Cavaliers Eastern Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 7

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Celtics vs. Cavaliers Eastern Semifinals Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for May 7

Celtics vs. Cavaliers Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: TNT

The Cleveland Cavaliers are big 12.5-point underdogs heading into Game 1 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on Tuesday, starting at 7:00 PM ET on TNT. The matchup's over/under is 211.5.

Celtics vs. Cavaliers Odds & Spread

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Celtics vs. Cavaliers Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (75.9%)

Celtics vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends

  • The Celtics are 41-36-5 against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers have played 82 games, with 39 wins against the spread.
  • Games involving the Celtics have hit the over 43 times this season.
  • The Cavaliers have gone over the point total 48.8% of the time this season (40 of 82 games with a set point total).
  • At home, Boston has a better record against the spread (22-17-2) compared to its ATS record on the road (19-19-3).
  • The Celtics have hit the over on the total in 22 of 41 home games (53.7%), compared to 21 of 41 road games (51.2%).
  • Against the spread, Cleveland has had better results on the road (20-20-1) than at home (19-21-1).
  • Cavaliers games have finished above the over/under 56.1% of the time at home (23 of 41), and 41.5% of the time on the road (17 of 41).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown averages 23 points, 5.5 boards and 3.6 assists.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game, shooting 46.1% from the floor and 39.6% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Jrue Holiday's numbers on the season are 12.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per contest, shooting 48% from the floor and 42.9% from downtown (seventh in NBA), with an average of 2 made treys.
  • Payton Pritchard is averaging 9.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Jarrett Allen is averaging 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists for the Cavaliers.
  • The Cavaliers are getting 26.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game from Donovan Mitchell.
  • Caris LeVert averages 14 points, 4.1 boards and 5.1 assists. He is making 42.1% of his shots from the field and 32.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per contest.
  • The Cavaliers receive 12.2 points per game from Max Strus, plus 4.8 boards and 4 assists.
  • Darius Garland averages 18 points, 2.7 boards and 6.5 assists. He is making 44.6% of his shots from the floor and 37.1% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 triples per game.

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