Cleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics Matchup 5/15/2024

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The Boston Celtics take a 3-1 series lead into a decisive Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Celtics are listed as favorites by 14.5 points for the game, which will be broadcast on TNT at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 204 points.

Matchup - BOS leads best of 7 series 4-1

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Boston Celtics Celtics
85
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Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers
69
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Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
44-41-0 24-19-0 20-22-0
43-43-1 25-18-1 18-25-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 7-4-1 5-2-1 2-2-0 15-22-0 7-11-0 8-11-0
220.5 to 225 11-8-0 4-1-0 7-7-0 8-6-1 5-4-1 3-2-0
225.5 to 229 10-8-3 7-5-1 3-3-2 4-10-1 2-3-0 2-7-1
229.5 to 235 8-7-0 4-4-0 4-3-0 6-6-0 2-3-0 4-3-0
235.5 to 240 6-4-0 4-3-0 2-1-0 6-1-0 5-0-0 1-1-0
240.5 and over 3-5-0 0-2-0 3-3-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
48-36-4 25-17-2 23-19-2
41-48-2 22-23-1 19-25-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 13-9-0 13-9-0 0-0-0 3-6-0 2-5-0 1-1-0
-7 to -10 10-5-2 10-5-2 0-0-0 3-6-0 1-3-0 2-3-0
-3.5 to -6.5 3-4-0 2-3-0 1-1-0 17-13-0 10-8-0 7-5-0
-0.5 to -3 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 5-7-1 5-2-1 0-5-0
0 to 3 2-3-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 4-6-0 1-1-0 3-5-0
+3.5 to +6.5 9-5-0 0-0-0 9-5-0 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-2-0
+7 to +10 6-4-2 0-0-0 6-4-2 7-3-1 2-1-0 5-2-1
+10.5 or more 5-5-0 0-0-0 5-5-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 30-14 68.2% 54.5 117
Underdog 1-2 33.3% 33.3 112.3
After Win 54-17 76.1% 50 118.5
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 30-16 65.2% 48.9 112.8
Favorite 41-17 70.7% 48.3 114.3
After Losses 24-16 60% 57.5 109.2

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
105.2 27.4 26.4 26.5 24.9
109.2 28.4 27.2 26.7 26.9
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
108.3 27 27.2 28.2 25.9
103.3 25.9 26.4 26.8 24.2
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
115.6 29.9 29.6 28.3 27.8
111.6 28.6 29.1 28.4 25.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
104.7 27.2 26.9 26 24.6
102.5 26.5 25.1 26.4 24.5

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
5/15/24 BOS 113 vs CLE 98 null 52.5% 12 11 44.2% 12 48.1% 12 6 41.9% 10
5/13/24 BOS 109 @ CLE 102 null 48.7% 24 10 37.5% 14 43.6% 7 8 31.2% 7
5/12/24 BOS 106 @ CLE 93 +8 51.2% 14 9 38.2% 11 42.9% 10 7 33.3% 8
5/9/24 BOS 94 vs CLE 118 null 41.2% 24 6 22.9% 7 54.7% 16 7 46.4% 10
5/7/24 BOS 120 vs CLE 95 -11 209 48.9% 14 13 39.1% 6 41.1% 13 7 26.2% 5

Cleveland Cavaliers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
5/15/24 CLE 98 @ BOS 113 null 48.1% 12 6 41.9% 10 52.5% 12 11 44.2% 12
5/13/24 CLE 102 vs BOS 109 null 43.6% 7 8 31.2% 7 48.7% 24 10 37.5% 14
5/12/24 CLE 93 vs BOS 106 +8 42.9% 10 7 33.3% 8 51.2% 14 9 38.2% 11
5/9/24 CLE 118 @ BOS 94 null 54.7% 16 7 46.4% 10 41.2% 24 6 22.9% 7
5/7/24 CLE 95 @ BOS 120 -11 209 41.1% 13 7 26.2% 5 48.9% 14 13 39.1% 6

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: TNT
  • Favorite: Celtics (-14.5)
  • Total: 204

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Matchup Statistics

  • The Celtics score 10.4 more points per game (120.6) than the Cavaliers give up (110.2).
  • The Celtics are outscoring opponents by 11.4 points per game with a +930 scoring differential overall. They put up 120.6 points per game (second in the NBA) and give up 109.2 per contest (fifth in the league).
  • The Cavaliers' +198 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.4 points per game) is a result of putting up 112.6 points per game (20th in NBA) while giving up 110.2 per contest (seventh in league).
  • Boston is scoring 123.1 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 5.1 more points than it is averaging in away games (118).
  • In 2023-24 Cleveland is scoring 3.7 more points per game at home (114.5) than away (110.8).
  • The Celtics' offense has been much less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 110 points a contest compared to the 120.6 they've averaged this season.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Cavaliers are putting up 98.2 points per game, compared to their season average of 112.6.

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Cavaliers (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
5/13/2024 Celtics -11.5 204 -750 +525 109-102 BOS
5/11/2024 Celtics -7.5 211 -325 +260 106-93 BOS
5/9/2024 Celtics -13 212.5 -900 +600 118-94 CLE
5/7/2024 Celtics -12.5 211 -750 +525 120-95 BOS
3/5/2024 Celtics -8.5 217 -375 +295 105-104 CLE
12/14/2023 Celtics -8.5 227.5 -380 +300 116-107 BOS
12/12/2023 Celtics -11 226 -625 +455 120-113 BOS
3/6/2023 Cavaliers -8 219 -320 +265 118-114 CLE
3/1/2023 Celtics -4.5 219.5 -195 +165 117-113 BOS
11/2/2022 Celtics -1.5 220.5 -125 +105 114-113 CLE
10/28/2022 Celtics -6.5 218.5 -265 +225 132-123 CLE

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 23 points, 5.5 boards and 3.6 assists per contest, shooting 49.9% from the floor and 35.4% from downtown, with an average of 2.1 made 3-pointers.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.2 points, 4.2 boards and 5.2 assists per contest, shooting 46.1% from the field and 39.6% from downtown, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging 12.5 points, 4.8 assists and 5.4 boards.
  • Payton Pritchard is averaging 9.6 points, 3.4 assists and 3.2 rebounds.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Per game, Jarrett Allen gives the Cavaliers 16.5 points, 10.5 boards and 2.7 assists. He also averages 0.7 steals and 1.1 blocks.
  • Per game, Donovan Mitchell provides the Cavaliers 26.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists. He also averages 1.8 steals and 0.5 blocks.
  • Per game, Caris LeVert gives the Cavaliers 14 points, 4.1 boards and 5.1 assists, plus 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocks.
  • The Cavaliers get 12.2 points per game from Max Strus, plus 4.8 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • The Cavaliers are getting 18 points, 2.7 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game from Darius Garland.

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee), Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Calf)
  • Cavaliers Injuries: Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal), Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle), Caris LeVert: Questionable (Knee), Jarrett Allen: Questionable (Rib), Donovan Mitchell: Questionable (Calf), Craig Porter Jr.: Doubtful (Ankle)