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Rockets vs. Cavaliers NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 16

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Rockets vs. Cavaliers NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 16

Rockets vs. Cavaliers Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Toyota Center -- Houston, Texas
  • Coverage: Space City Home Network and BSOH

The Houston Rockets (31-35) are 4.5-point underdogs as they attempt to continue a four-game winning streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (42-24) on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Toyota Center. The game airs at 5:00 PM ET on Space City Home Network and BSOH. The matchup has a point total of 215.

Rockets vs. Cavaliers Odds & Spread

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Rockets vs. Cavaliers Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Cavaliers win (58.2%)

Rockets vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends

  • The Cavaliers have covered the spread 34 times in 66 games with a set spread.
  • The Rockets are 35-29-2 against the spread this season.
  • Games involving the Cavaliers have hit the over 29 times this season.
  • Rockets games this year have hit the over on 28 of 66 set point totals (42.4%).
  • Cleveland has done a better job covering the spread when playing on the road (17-13-1) than it has at home (17-17-1).
  • The Cavaliers have hit the over on the over/under in a higher percentage of home games (51.4%) than road games (35.5%).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, Houston has a better winning percentage at home (.667, 22-10-1 record) than on the road (.394, 13-19-1).
  • Rockets games have finished above the over/under less frequently at home (13 times out of 33) than on the road (15 of 33) this year.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell is averaging 27.7 points, 6.1 assists and 5.4 boards.
  • Jarrett Allen's numbers on the season are 16.2 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 62.6% from the field (sixth in NBA).
  • Max Strus is averaging 12.2 points, 3.8 assists and 4.7 boards.
  • Caris LeVert averages 13.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 5 assists, shooting 41% from the floor and 32.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Darius Garland is averaging 19 points, 6.3 assists and 2.4 rebounds.

Rockets Leaders

  • Fred VanVleet averages 16.9 points for the Rockets, plus 3.8 rebounds and 8 assists.
  • The Rockets are getting 18.6 points, 4.8 boards and 3.3 assists per game from Jalen Green.
  • The Rockets are getting 13.4 points, 8.5 boards and 1.5 assists per game from Jabari Smith Jr..
  • Per game, Dillon Brooks gives the Rockets 12.9 points, 3.5 boards and 1.7 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocks.
  • Amen Thompson's numbers on the season are 8.1 points, 5.7 boards and 2.3 assists per game. He is sinking 52% of his shots from the field.

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