Nets vs. Cavaliers: A Showdown of Underdogs and Champions!

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Brooklyn Nets

Nets

25W-39L

Brooklyn Nets

March 10, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 207.0 o/u

Cavaliers

40W-23L

Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers

Well, butter my biscuits and call it a day, we’ve got a barn burner on our hands tonight, folks! The Brooklyn Nets, who’ve been playing like they’ve got a bad case of vertigo with a 25W-39L record, are packing up their woes and heading to the home of rock and roll, the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs are sitting pretty at 40W-23L, just a half a game back in the Eastern conference, while the Nets are trailing like a lost puppy, 24.5 games back. Tip-off is at 07:00PM EST, so grab your popcorn and your beverage of choice. The over/under is teasing us at 207.0, with the Nets line at 7.5, and the Cavaliers line at -7.5. The Cavaliers are strutting into this game like peacocks, fresh off a 113-104 victory against the Timberwolves on 03/08/24, while the Nets are licking their wounds after a 99-110 loss to the Hornets on 03/09/24. Buckle up, it’s gonna be a wild ride!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 10, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland

Vegas Odds

BRO ML CLE ML Over/Under Line
Open +265 -330 209.0 7.5/-7.5
Recent +190 -230 207.0 7.5/-7.5
Difference -75 +100 -2.0

Team Performance

bro Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
AWAY
9W-20L

34.5% Win Probability

cle Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
22W-10L

65.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/08/24 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 32 27 31 28 118 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 21 30 18 26 95
01/11/24 Brooklyn Nets BRO 16 18 26 42 102 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 26 28 24 33 111
10/25/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 37 26 27 24 114 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 32 31 24 26 113
03/23/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 31 29 25 31 116 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 33 28 30 23 114
03/21/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 23 38 33 21 115 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 30 25 23 31 109
12/26/22 Brooklyn Nets BRO 34 31 26 34 125 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 22 27 30 38 117
04/08/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 19 35 34 19 107 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 34 28 21 35 118
01/17/22 Brooklyn Nets BRO 31 28 29 19 107 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 30 35 22 27 114
11/22/21 Brooklyn Nets BRO 24 28 32 33 117 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 27 36 19 30 112
11/17/21 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 25 16 32 26 99 Over
Brooklyn Nets BRO 31 31 19 28 109

Nets Vs Over/Under

Cavaliers Vs Over/Under

Starting Lineups

Nets Notable Injuries

  • Ben Simmons (PG): Avg: 6.1pts, 7.9reb, 5.7ast, 23.9 minutes. Last game: 02/26/24. Impact: 3.9
  • Cameron Johnson (PF): Avg: 13.5pts, 4.4reb, 2.4ast, 27.5 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 4.2
  • Keon Johnson (PG/SG): Avg: 7.0pts, 1.2reb, 0.8ast, 12.8 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 2.3
  • Noah Clowney (C): Avg: 3.6pts, 1.9reb, 1.0ast, 9.8 minutes. Last game: 03/07/24. Impact: 1.3

Cavaliers Notable Injuries

  • Donovan Mitchell (PG/SG): Avg: 28.0pts, 5.4reb, 6.2ast, 35.7 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 7.8
  • Evan Mobley (PF/C): Avg: 15.6pts, 10.0reb, 3.1ast, 30.7 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 6.3
  • Max Strus (SG/SF): Avg: 11.9pts, 4.8reb, 3.7ast, 31.7 minutes. Last game: 03/03/24. Impact: 3.8

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Nets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #21 #5 #7 #9 -6.4%
PF #16 #11 #11 #11 -2.9%
PG #25 #14 #4 #16 1.3%
SF #5 #22 #4 #7 -8.4%
SG #7 #20 #18 #6 -7.5%

Cavaliers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #7 #27 #1 #10 -6.1%
PF #24 #9 #10 #20 3.6%
PG #9 #7 #9 #6 -12.0%
SF #12 #18 #14 #11 -3.0%
SG #11 #12 #9 #8 -5.2%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
104.1
110.7
Rebounds per Game
39.9
42.8
Assists per Game
25.5
30.8
Steals per Game
6.9
6.3
Blocks per Game
4.0
5.7
Shots per Game
86.5
86.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.6
14.2
2-Pt Percentage per Game
50.0
54.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
37.2
37.4
Turnovers per Game
12.7
11.6
Fouls per Game
18.8
16.6

Recent Trends

  • Jacob Gilyard (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 39.3% to 18.8, 30.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Keon Johnson (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 58.9% to 10.0, 24.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Georges Niang (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 90.6% to 29.5, 15.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaac Okoro (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.0% to 36.4, 27.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Max Strus (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 73.5% to 33.7, 19.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Tristan Thompson (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 34.1% to 18.2, 13.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Dean Wade (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 60.2% to 28.1, 17.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Lonnie Walker IV (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 52.5% to 24.2, 15.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Nets have a 2-game losing streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 2-game losing streak. The Cavaliers have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 1-game winning streak.

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