Raptors vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 21, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (17-24) will attempt to stop a seven-game winning streak when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers (15-26) on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse as 7.5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-OH. The over/under for the matchup is set at 217.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 21, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 21

Raptors: None

Cavaliers:
JaVale McGee: Day To Day (Illness),
Andre Drummond: Out (Not with team),
Taurean Prince: Out (Shoulder),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Matthew Dellavedova: Day To Day (Abdominal/Appendicitis)

Raptors and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Toronto’s record against the spread is 19-22 this season.
  • When favored by at least 7.5 points, the Raptors are 1-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 22 of 41 Toronto games this season (53.7%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Cleveland has a 16-25 record ATS this season.
  • 39% of Cleveland’s 41 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over Sunday’s 217 total in 28 out of 41 games (68.3%) this season.
  • In Cleveland’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup total in 23 out of 41 matchups (56.1%).
  • On average, the Raptors have seen a 224.6 over/under in their games this season, 7.6 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 1.3 points more than the average over/under in Cavaliers’ games this season (215.7 points).
  • The Raptors have an average implied point total of 114.2 this season, which is 2.2 points higher than their implied total in Sunday’s game (112).
  • Toronto has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (112) 22 times this season.
  • The 112.2-point average implied total on the season for the Cavaliers is 7.2 more points than the team’s 105-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Cleveland has scored more than 105 points in 18 games this season.
  • The Raptors are the league’s 16th-highest scoring team (112.4 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 16th-fewest points per game (111.9) in NBA action.
  • The Raptors have scored only 10 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 0.2 per game), while the Cavaliers have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 335 total points, -8.1 per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors in scoring (20.1 points per game) and rebounding (7.3 rebounds per game).
  • Toronto’s assists leader is Kyle Lowry, who racks up 7.5 per game.
  • The Raptors are led by Fred VanVleet from long distance. He knocks down 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Toronto’s blocks leader is Chris Boucher, who records 2.0 per game. VanVleet leads the team averaging 1.8 steals a contest.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 23.9 points per game and also tacks on 2.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists per contest.
  • When it comes to Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Andre Drummond with 13.5 rebounds per game and Darius Garland with 5.9 assists per game.
  • Cedi Osman leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Cleveland grabs more steals than Larry Nance Jr. (1.8 per game) or blocks more shots than Jarrett Allen (1.7 per game).

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