Portland Trail Blazers (36-29) at Cleveland Cavaliers (21-44)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers +11 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Portland Trail Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
The Portland Trail Blazers look for a win after losing six of their last 10 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 115.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 114.8 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 28.4 points and 7.6 assists while CJ McCollum is averaging 23.1 points and 4.2 rebounds. Norman Powell is the third double-digit scorer and Carmelo Anthony is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 82.6 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers need a win here to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 48.2 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 24.4 points and 3.1 rebounds while Darius Garland is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 assists. Jarrett Allen is the third double-digit scorer and Cedi Osman is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.
The Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cavaliers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 overall. The over is 5-2 in Cavaliers last 7 home games. The Trail Blazers are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Cleveland and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Portland Trail Blazers aren't the most consistent team in the world, but they are making a playoff push and are winning their last five games by an average of 12.6 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers are riding a seven-game losing streak and are losing their last five games by an average of 15.2 points. Playing on the end of a back to back won't help the Cavs either. Thick number, but it's the Trail Blazers or pass for me.