Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets Matchup 3/16/2024

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CLE 103 @ HOU 117

Toyota Center, Final

41-41, 3rd West Southwest

CLE 103 @ HOU 117

Toyota Center, Final

Two top defensive teams meet when the Cleveland Cavaliers (42-24) hit the floor as 5.5-point favorites versus the Houston Rockets (31-35) on March 16, 2024 at Toyota Center. The over/under is set at 215.5 for the matchup.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers
69
-6 (-110)
-5 (-108)
215.5 pts
215 pts
-245
-198
line-movement
Houston Rockets Rockets
78
+6 (-110)
+5 (-112)
+200
+164

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
30-36-1 18-16-1 12-20-0
30-36-1 15-18-1 15-18-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 11-10-0 4-6-0 7-4-0 11-6-0 7-1-0 4-5-0
220.5 to 225 8-6-1 5-4-1 3-2-0 13-10-0 9-4-0 4-6-0
225.5 to 229 3-9-1 2-3-0 1-6-1 5-5-0 4-0-0 1-5-0
229.5 to 235 5-5-0 1-3-0 4-2-0 6-6-0 3-4-0 3-2-0
235.5 to 240 6-1-0 5-0-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 1-1-0 0-1-0
240.5 and over 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
33-32-2 17-17-1 16-15-1
37-30-0 24-10-0 13-20-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-3-0 1-3-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
-7 to -10 2-5-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 13-8-0 6-1-0 7-7-0
-3.5 to -6.5 13-6-0 7-6-0 6-0-0 6-7-0 3-0-0 3-7-0
-0.5 to -3 4-4-1 4-1-1 0-3-0 2-6-0 2-4-0 0-2-0
0 to 3 4-6-0 1-1-0 3-5-0 7-4-0 6-2-0 1-2-0
+3.5 to +6.5 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-2-0 7-3-0 5-3-0 2-0-0
+7 to +10 6-1-1 2-0-0 4-1-1 1-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0
+10.5 or more 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 20-11 64.5% 53.2 112.9
Favorite 32-13 71.1% 48.9 115.5
After Win 23-11 67.6% 50 116.3
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 22-11 66.7% 69.7 115.6
Underdog 14-30 31.8% 50 110.7
After Win 14-9 60.9% 65.2 108

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
106.6 27.2 26.1 26.5 26.8
110.7 28.1 27.6 28.1 26.9
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
117.2 30.8 30.3 29 27.1
116.1 29.4 29.9 28.6 28.2

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

Houston Rockets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 HOU 114 vs SA 101 -7 227.5 46.7% 11 16 26.5% 5 43.7% 16 12 33.3% 18
2/28/24 HOU 95 @ OKC 112 -10 234 38.9% 18 12 23.1% 15 47.8% 18 12 37% 14
2/11/24 HOU 113 @ ATL 122 -7 240.5 44% 19 16 30.2% 17 45.5% 37 9 34.1% 11
2/5/24 HOU 90 @ MIN 111 -7.5 221.5 35.2% 27 10 33.3% 11 44.4% 27 11 36.7% 15
2/1/24 HOU 99 vs NO 110 -1.5 230.5 40.2% 17 5 29.5% 5 50% 24 12 32.4% 16

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: Spac
  • Favorite: Cavaliers (-5.5)
  • Total: 215.5

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Matchup Statistics

  • The Cavaliers average 113.8 points per game, only 1.2 more points than the 112.6 the Rockets allow.
  • The Cavaliers are outscoring opponents by 4.4 points per game with a +285 scoring differential overall. They put up 113.8 points per game (18th in the NBA) and give up 109.4 per contest (fourth in the league).
  • The Rockets put up 113.2 points per game (19th in league) while allowing 112.6 per outing (10th in NBA). They have a +37 scoring differential.
  • Offensively Cleveland has performed better when playing at home this year, scoring 114.5 points per game, compared to 112.9 per game when playing on the road.
  • At home Houston is scoring 115.6 points per game, 4.9 more than it is averaging away (110.7).
  • The Cavaliers' offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 109.9 points a contest compared to the 113.8 they've averaged this season.
  • In their previous 10 games, the Rockets are putting up 113.1 points per game, compared to their season average of 113.2.

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Previous Meetings

Cavaliers vs Rockets (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/18/2023 Cavaliers -4 215 -170 +142 135-130 CLE
3/26/2023 Cavaliers -14 228.5 -1050 +700 108-91 CLE
1/26/2023 Cavaliers -8.5 - -325 +270 113-95 CLE

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell averages 27.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 6.1 assists, shooting 47.0% from the field and 37.3% from beyond the arc, with 3.4 made treys per contest (third in NBA).
  • Jarrett Allen's numbers on the season are 16.2 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 62.6% from the field (sixth in league).
  • Caris LeVert averages 13.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists, shooting 41.0% from the field and 32.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Darius Garland averages 19.0 points, 2.4 boards and 6.3 assists, shooting 46.1% from the floor and 39.0% from downtown, with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Isaac Okoro averages 9.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists, shooting 49.8% from the field and 39.9% from downtown, with 1.2 made treys per contest.

Rockets Leaders

  • Per game, Fred VanVleet gets the Rockets 16.9 points, 3.8 boards and 8.0 assists. He also averages 1.2 steals and 0.8 blocks.
  • Jalen Green averages 18.6 points, 4.8 boards and 3.3 assists. He is also sinking 41.6% of his shots from the field and 31.9% from 3-point range, with 2.2 treys per game.
  • Per game, Jabari Smith Jr. gets the Rockets 13.4 points, 8.5 boards and 1.5 assists, plus 0.8 steals and 0.7 blocks.
  • Dillon Brooks' numbers on the season are 12.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. He is making 43.7% of his shots from the field and 37.5% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.9 treys.
  • Amen Thompson's numbers on the season are 8.1 points, 5.7 boards and 2.3 assists per contest. He is sinking 52.0% of his shots from the field.

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Injury Report

  • Cavaliers Injuries: Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal), Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle), Max Strus: Out (Knee), Evan Mobley: Out (Ankle)
  • Rockets Injuries: Alperen Sengun: Out (Ankle), Cam Whitmore: Out (Knee), Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Tari Eason: Out (Leg)