Cavaliers vs. Pistons: An Unpredictable Clash of Power and Perseverance!

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Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavaliers

38W-20L

Cleveland Cavaliers

March 01, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 221.0 o/u

Pistons

9W-49L

Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons

Alright, hoop heads, it’s time to get your game face on! We’ve got the 38W-20L Cleveland Cavaliers rolling into Little Caesars Arena tonight, ready to duke it out with the 9W-49L Detroit Pistons. You heard it right, folks, it’s David versus Goliath, or more like a slightly dented Cavalier against a seemingly rusty Piston. The action kicks off at 08:00PM EST, so grab your snacks and get comfy. With the Cavaliers sitting pretty just a stone’s throw away from the Eastern conference lead, and the Pistons… well, let’s just say they’ve got a mountain to climb, being 29.0 games back. Betting lines are buzzing with an over/under of 221.0, Cavaliers are favored by -9.0, but don’t count out the Pistons, who are at 9.0. Despite the Pistons’ recent victory lap against CHI (105-95), and the Cavaliers licking their wounds after a 123-105 defeat to the same team, anything can happen in this game. So buckle up, it’s going to be a wild ride!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 01, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Cleveland Cavaliers -390, Detroit Pistons +295; Over/Under: 222.0 points
Recent Odds: Cleveland Cavaliers -250 +140, Detroit Pistons +210 -85; Over/Under: 221.0 points -1.0

Team Performance

cle Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
17W-10L

71.4% Win Probability

det Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
HOME
4W-24L

28.6% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/31/24 Detroit Pistons DET 23 34 34 30 121 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 30 34 32 32 128
12/02/23 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 25 29 31 25 110 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 30 18 34 19 101
11/17/23 Detroit Pistons DET 26 19 28 27 100 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 35 24 21 28 108
03/04/23 Detroit Pistons DET 21 24 22 23 90 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 24 30 42 18 114
02/08/23 Detroit Pistons DET 14 26 28 17 85 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 32 19 25 37 113
11/27/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 20 31 22 29 102 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 26 30 22 16 94
11/04/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 24 33 33 22 112 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 21 18 29 20 88
03/19/22 Detroit Pistons DET 27 33 21 28 109 Over
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 28 27 27 31 113
02/24/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 33 22 27 21 103 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 27 25 28 26 106
01/30/22 Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 29 26 33 17 105 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 24 25 35 31 115
11/12/21 Detroit Pistons DET 18 23 11 26 78 Under
Cleveland Cavaliers CLE 24 28 22 24 98

Starting Lineups

Cavaliers Notable Injuries

  • Donovan Mitchell GTD (PG/SG): Avg: 28.0pts, 5.4reb, 6.2ast, 35.7 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 7.8

Pistons Notable Injuries

  • Marcus Sasser OUT (PG/SG): Avg: 7.8pts, 1.6reb, 3.1ast, 16.5 minutes. Last game: 02/22/24. Impact: 3.2

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 #6 #26 #2 #7 -8.9%
PF #13 #19 #14 #15 -1.0%
PG #8 #9 #15 #8 -5.1%
SF #18 #8 #13 #11 -2.8%
SG #13 #8 #2 #7 -7.1%

Pistons Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #10 #19 #16 #14 -1.5%
PF #24 #20 #24 #26 9.3%
PG #11 #6 #20 #17 1.3%
SF #24 #3 #22 #18 1.9%
SG #20 #1 #8 #18 0.8%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
116.6
113.6
Rebounds per Game
43.3
43.6
Assists per Game
30.9
26.8
Steals per Game
6.6
6.5
Blocks per Game
6.3
4.5
Shots per Game
86.8
89.3
3-Pointers Made per Game
14.1
12.9
2-Pt Percentage per Game
58.7
51.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.3
40.5
Turnovers per Game
11.6
15.0
Fouls per Game
16.6
20.7

Recent Trends

  • Jarrett Allen (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 33.6% to 34.7, 26.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Evan Fournier (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 35.6% to 14.6, 22.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Darius Garland (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 48.1% to 36.4, 24.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Caris LeVert (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 76.5% to 31.9, 18.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Evan Mobley (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 41.4% to 33.1, 23.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Marcus Sasser (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 39.3% to 17.1, 28.2 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.
  • The Cavaliers recently lost a game, but have no significant streak. The Pistons recently won a game, but have no significant streak.
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