Cleveland Cavaliers at Denver Nuggets Matchup 3/31/2024

The Denver Nuggets (51-23) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (45-29) at Ball Arena, beginning at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 31, 2024. The Nuggets are 5.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup's point total is set at 214.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers
69
+5 (-110)
+4.5 (-110)
211.5 pts
218 pts
+164
+154
line-movement
Denver Nuggets Nuggets
88
-5 (-110)
-4.5 (-110)
-198
-185

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
36-38-1 21-16-1 15-22-0
31-43-1 17-20-1 14-23-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 12-16-0 5-8-0 7-8-0 9-10-0 5-3-0 4-7-0
220.5 to 225 8-6-1 5-4-1 3-2-0 5-9-0 3-5-0 2-4-0
225.5 to 229 4-9-1 2-3-0 2-6-1 7-5-1 5-3-1 2-2-0
229.5 to 235 5-5-0 1-3-0 4-2-0 10-8-0 4-3-0 6-5-0
235.5 to 240 6-1-0 5-0-0 1-1-0 3-6-1 3-3-0 0-3-1
240.5 and over 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
35-38-2 18-19-1 17-19-1
35-38-2 20-17-1 15-21-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 3-3-0 2-3-0 1-0-0 7-4-0 6-4-0 1-0-0
-7 to -10 3-6-0 1-3-0 2-3-0 9-7-1 8-7-1 1-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 13-9-0 7-7-0 6-2-0 6-6-0 5-5-0 1-1-0
-0.5 to -3 4-5-1 4-2-1 0-3-0 1-4-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
0 to 3 4-6-0 1-1-0 3-5-0 5-6-0 1-0-0 4-6-0
+3.5 to +6.5 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-2-0 5-5-1 0-0-0 5-5-1
+7 to +10 6-2-1 2-0-0 4-2-1 1-4-0 0-0-0 1-4-0
+10.5 or more 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 21-15 58.3% 48.6 111
Underdog 11-13 45.8% 54.2 108.1
After Win 23-11 67.6% 50 116.3
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 29-8 78.4% 52.7 117.9
Favorite 47-18 72.3% 46.2 114.9
After Losses 14-4 77.8% 50 113.3

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.1 29.1 29.3 26.6 25.1
122.1 31.4 31.2 31.4 28.1
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
104.9 27.3 26.9 25.9 24.8
102.2 26.2 25.1 26.3 24.6
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
105.6 27.3 26.6 26.5 25.2
108.9 27.9 27.5 26.7 26.8
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.7 28.1 28.4 27.3 25.9
114.5 28.4 29.5 28.2 28.4

Cleveland Cavaliers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 CLE 105 vs BOS 104 +8.5 217 43.3% 11 8 47.6% 8 42.4% 12 14 39.5% 13
2/29/24 CLE 123 @ CHI 132 +5.5 217 43.3% 19 5 40.7% 12 40% 38 25 35.1% 16
2/28/24 CLE 121 vs DAL 119 -4 230.5 53% 18 9 50% 16 52.7% 15 5 42.4% 5
2/11/24 CLE 119 @ TOR 95 +8.5 230 52.2% 13 14 34.1% 10 40.2% 23 12 29% 11
2/9/24 CLE 118 @ BKN 95 +7.5 224 53.8% 17 7 40.5% 15 39.8% 14 12 40% 12

Denver Nuggets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 DEN 107 vs PHO 117 -8.5 224 42.7% 14 10 37.5% 14 43.8% 22 11 44.1% 9
2/29/24 DEN 117 vs SAC 96 -7.5 231 54.1% 11 5 42.9% 15 40% 13 15 34.3% 14
2/9/24 DEN 114 @ LAL 106 +3 230.5 48.5% 7 14 43.8% 12 46.1% 22 10 32% 7
2/5/24 DEN 112 vs POR 103 -15 220.5 48.8% 19 14 42.9% 8 45.9% 15 15 35.5% 13
2/1/24 DEN 100 @ OKC 105 -6 226.5 39.8% 16 12 40.5% 8 42.5% 25 15 42.3% 11

Cavaliers vs. Nuggets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 31, 2024
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBA
  • Favorite: Nuggets (-5.5)
  • Total: 214

Cavaliers vs. Nuggets Matchup Statistics

  • The 114.4 points per game the Nuggets record are five more points than the Cavaliers allow (109.4).
  • The Nuggets are outscoring opponents by 4.5 points per game with a +328 scoring differential overall. They put up 114.4 points per game (14th in the NBA) and allow 109.9 per outing (seventh in the league).
  • The Cavaliers have a +242 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.3 points per game. They're putting up 112.7 points per game, 19th in the league, and are allowing 109.4 per contest to rank fifth in the NBA.
  • Denver is averaging 117.9 points per game this season when playing at home, which is seven more points than it is averaging in road games (110.9).
  • At home, Cleveland scores 114.3 points per game. Away, it scores 111.
  • The Nuggets have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 111.2 points per game in their last 10 outings, 3.2 points fewer than the 114.4 they've scored this season.
  • While the Cavaliers are averaging 112.7 points per game in 2023-24, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, amassing 106 points per contest.

Cavaliers vs. Nuggets Previous Meetings

Nuggets vs Cavaliers (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/19/2023 Nuggets -4.5 215.5 -185 +154 121-109 CLE
2/23/2023 Cavaliers -3 223.5 -155 +135 115-109 DEN
1/6/2023 Nuggets -4.5 221.5 -200 +170 121-108 DEN

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic averages 26.1 points, 12.2 boards and 8.9 assists, shooting 57.9% from the field and 34.5% from beyond the arc, with 1 made treys per contest.
  • Michael Porter Jr. averages 16.9 points, 7 boards and 1.5 assists.
  • Jamal Murray is averaging 20.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.7 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Gordon is averaging 13.9 points, 3.4 assists and 6.5 boards.
  • Reggie Jackson is averaging 10.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Jarrett Allen's numbers on the season are 16.3 points, 10.7 boards and 2.7 assists per game. He is also sinking 63.1% of his shots from the field (third in league).
  • Donovan Mitchell's numbers on the season are 27.1 points, 5.3 boards and 6.1 assists per contest. He is sinking 46.6% of his shots from the floor and 36.9% from 3-point range, with an average of 3.3 treys.
  • The Cavaliers receive 13.6 points per game from Caris LeVert, plus 4 boards and 5.3 assists.
  • The Cavaliers receive 18.3 points per game from Darius Garland, plus 2.6 boards and 6.5 assists.
  • The Cavaliers are getting 12.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game from Max Strus.

Cavaliers vs. Nuggets Injury Report

  • Nuggets Injuries: Vlatko Cancar: Out (Knee), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Adductor), Nikola Jokic: Probable (Hip), Jamal Murray: Questionable (Knee)
  • Cavaliers Injuries: Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle), Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal), Dean Wade: Out (Knee), Caris LeVert: Questionable (Wrist), Craig Porter Jr.: Questionable (Illness)