Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM (Wells Fargo Center)
The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road for a battle with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Cavaliers are (5-15), coming off a 127-94 loss to the Detroit Pistons. The 76ers are (15-7), after falling to the Washington Wizards 119-113.
In the Cavaliers loss to the Pistons, Cleveland was led on offense by Collin Sexton. Seton connected on 8 of his 16 attempts from the floor, making 6 of 7 from the line, registering 22 points. Cleveland shot 42% from the floor and 30% from 3-point range. The Cavaliers were out rebounded, 56 to 47. The Cavaliers 3-point defense was not up to par, allowing the Pistons to make 18 in the game.
In the 76ers loss to the Wizards, Philadelphia was guided by Tobias Harris. Harris converted on 13 of 28 attempts from the floor, totaling 33 points on the night. The 76ers shot 53% from the floor and 46% from distance. The 76ers led by 11 points in the game and led 33-25 after the 1st quarter. A big 2nd quarter propelled the Wizards past the 76ers for the win.
The Cavaliers have lost 4 in a row and 9 of their last 10 games. The 76ers have gone in the opposite direction, winning 8 of their last 10 games. The 76ers have been unstoppable at home, having a record of 10-0 thus far. The Cavaliers are 2-7 on the road to this point. The Cavaliers have the 28th ranked scoring offense, while the 76ers have the 6th best scoring defense. Scoring will be tough to come by for an already struggling Cleveland offense. Final score prediction, 76ers will win and cover at home.