Lakers vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 26, 2021

Written By Staff on March 26, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (28-17) are favored () to end a four-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-27) at 10:30 PM ET on Friday, March 26 at Staples Center. The matchup airs on SportsNet LA. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 26, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 26

Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
LeBron James: Out (Ankle),
Jared Dudley: Out (Knee)

Collin Sexton: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Andre Drummond: Out (Not with team),
Taurean Prince: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Kevin Love: Day To Day (Calf),
Matthew Dellavedova: Day To Day (Abdominal/Appendicitis)

Lakers and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Los Angeles is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 21-24
  • The Lakers have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points, going 12-12 this season.
  • Only 17 of 45 Los Angeles games this season (37.8%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Cleveland has an 18-26 record ATS this season.
  • 38.6% of Cleveland’s 44 games this season have topped the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Lakers defeated the Cavaliers 115-108. LeBron James led the Lakers with 46 points, and Andre Drummond paced the Cavaliers with 25. The Cavaliers covered the spread as 12-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 223 total points to go over the 214.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2021 Lakers Cavaliers -12 214.5 -816 560 Regular Season 115-108 LAL
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Scoring Trends

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 214.5 total in 26 out of 45 games (57.8%) this season.
  • In 25 out of Cleveland’s 44 games this year (56.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • This season, the average total for Lakers games is 218 points, 3.5 more than the over/under of 214.5 points for this contest.
  • Cavaliers’ games have a total points bet of 215.6 points this season, 1.1 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Lakers have an average implied point total of 114.2 this season, which is 4.2 points higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (110).
  • This season, Los Angeles has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (110) 24 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Cavaliers (112.2) is 7.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (105).
  • This season, Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 105 points 20 times.
  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 21st-highest scoring team (111.3 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow their opponents the 15th-fewest points per game (111.5) in the league.
  • The Lakers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 203 points this season (4.5 points per game on average), and opponents of the Cavaliers have out-scored them by 329 more points on the year (7.5 per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.4 points per game) and assisting (7.9 assists per game).
  • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Anthony Davis, who pulls down 8.4 per game.
  • The Lakers are led by James from long distance. He hits 2.4 shots from deep per game.
  • Davis averages 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 24.0 points per game and also tacks on 2.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per contest.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Drummond (13.5 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.9 assists per game).
  • Garland’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 24.5, 0.2 less than his season average of 24.7.
  • Cedi Osman is tops from three-point range for the Cavaliers, hitting 1.8 threes per game.
  • Osman’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 1.8.
  • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.9 per game and Jarrett Allen is first in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Nance’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.


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