Cavaliers vs Celtics Game Breakdown

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavaliers

5W-6L

Cleveland Cavaliers

May 15, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 206.0 o/u

Celtics

7W-2L

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics

Get ready to rumble at TD Garden tonight as the Cleveland Cavaliers, looking to boost their middling early playoff record, charge into Boston to face the high-flying Celtics in a first-round clash that promises more fireworks than the early blowouts we’ve seen. With the Cavs trying to find their groove and the Celtics continuing to dominate the court like revolutionary war heroes defending their turf, this game, tipping off at 7 PM EST, is the battleground for both teams to prove their mettle. The stakes are high, the scores are expected to be tight with an over/under of 206, and both teams are coming off convincing wins. So, buckle up, sports fans—tonight, it’s a duel where only the Cavaliers could end up feeling less than ‘Celtic’ about their chances!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 15, 2024 07:00PM EST

Location: TD Garden, Boston

Vegas Odds

CLE ML BOS ML Over/Under Line
Open +850 -1800 204.0 15.5/-15.5
Recent +245 -350 206.0 15.0/-15.0
Difference -605 +1450 +2.0

Team Performance

cle Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
21W-19L

29.0% Win Probability

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
35W-4L

71.0% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
05/13/24 Boston Celtics BOS 37 25 26 21 00 109 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 30 27 21 24 00 102
05/11/24 Boston Celtics BOS 30 27 27 22 00 106 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 28 20 21 24 00 93
05/09/24 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 30 24 36 28 00 118 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 24 30 24 16 00 94
05/07/24 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 34 15 28 18 00 95 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 40 19 33 28 00 120
03/05/24 Boston Celtics BOS 33 22 32 17 00 104 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 25 20 26 34 00 105
12/14/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 24 30 33 20 00 107 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 33 32 25 26 00 116
12/12/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 31 29 32 21 00 113 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 21 38 35 26 00 120
03/06/23 Boston Celtics BOS 33 35 24 17 50 114 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 26 30 22 31 90 118
03/01/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 28 24 26 35 00 113 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 26 29 41 21 00 117
11/02/22 Boston Celtics BOS 27 29 20 31 60 113 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 35 15 33 24 70 114
10/28/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 33 29 33 19 180 132 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 34 41 24 15 90 123
12/22/21 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 26 22 25 28 00 101 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 31 32 22 26 00 111
11/15/21 Boston Celtics BOS 19 18 28 33 00 98 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 22 17 25 28 00 92
11/13/21 Boston Celtics BOS 20 32 22 15 00 89 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 9 29 24 29 00 91

Cavaliers Vs Over/Under

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Cavaliers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/12 @ IND 129-120W 41 28 9 95
04/10 @ MEM 110-98W 47 27 13 82
04/07 vs LAC 118-120L 36 27 11 88
04/06 vs LAL 97-116L 40 24 18 90
04/03 vs PHX 101-122L 37 28 15 83
04/02 vs UTA 129-113W 41 38 13 85
03/31 vs DEN 101-130L 28 26 15 82
03/29 @ PHI 117-114W 37 34 13 84
03/27 vs CHA 111-118L 32 33 13 85
03/25 @ CHA 115-92W 47 41 12 86

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/12 @ CHA 131-98W 53 34 6 104
04/11 @ NYK 109-118L 36 25 12 86
04/09 vs MIL 91-104L 38 27 12 93
04/07 @ POR 124-107W 40 34 12 87
04/05 @ SAC 101-100W 51 25 7 90
04/03 @ OKL 135-100W 46 33 10 92
04/01 vs CHA 118-104W 51 28 10 89
03/30 vs NOP 104-92W 51 27 12 82
03/28 vs ATL 122-123L 43 28 12 94
03/25 vs ATL 118-120L 38 21 7 95

Starting Lineups

Cavaliers Notable Injuries

  • Marcus Morris Sr. (SF/PF): Avg: 5.9pts, 2.7reb, 0.7ast, 16.1 minutes. Last game: 05/11/24. Impact: 1.2
  • Damian Jones (C): Avg: 2.5pts, 1.6reb, 0.4ast, 6.4 minutes. Last game: 05/09/24. Impact: 0.9

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Neemias Queta (C): Avg: 4.4pts, 3.7reb, 0.6ast, 10.7 minutes. Last game: 05/09/24. Impact: 2.0
  • Jaden Springer (SG/SF): Avg: 3.2pts, 1.5reb, 0.9ast, 9.9 minutes. Last game: 05/11/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.1reb, 0.7ast, 8.9 minutes. Last game: 05/11/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Jordan Walsh (SF): Avg: 1.6pts, 1.8reb, 0.4ast, 7.2 minutes. Last game: 05/11/24. Impact: 0.8

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.

Cavaliers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #3 #9 #1 #4 -11.2%
PF #30 #18 #21 #28 8.8%
PG #7 #4 #6 #4 -14.0%
SF #1 #27 #16 #5 -10.5%
SG #2 #12 #10 #4 -6.2%

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #10 #15 #10 -4.5%
PF #2 #14 #3 #2 -14.7%
PG #27 #5 #5 #13 -2.3%
SF #2 #3 #8 #2 -23.1%
SG #6 #7 #3 #1 -10.9%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
108.5
119.9
Rebounds per Game
40.1
44.2
Assists per Game
29.4
28.3
Steals per Game
7.0
7.6
Blocks per Game
4.5
6.4
Shots per Game
84.1
90.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.7
17.0
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.6
57.8
3-Pt Percentage per Game
37.6
40.1
Turnovers per Game
12.8
9.9
Fouls per Game
16.2
14.6

Recent Trends

  • Jayson Tatum (SF/PF) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Sam Hauser (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 35.3% to 11.4, 17.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Caris LeVert (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 50.2% to 31.7, 21.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Cavaliers have a 3-game losing streak on the road.
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