Caris LeVert leads the Indiana Pacers (31-36) into a matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers (21-47) after scoring 35 points in a 133-132 loss to the Wizards. The Cavaliers are 6-point underdogs in the matchup on Monday, May 10, 2021, which tips at 7:30 PM ET on BSOH. The matchup has an over/under set at 229.5 points.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of May 10, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Pacers vs Cavaliers Betting Odds
Injury Report as of May 10
Myles Turner: Out (Toe),
JaKarr Sampson: Out (Head),
T.J. Warren: Out For Season (Foot),
Jeremy Lamb: Day To Day (Knee),
Malcolm Brogdon: Day To Day (Hamstring)
Darius Garland: Out (Ankle),
Cedi Osman: Out (Ankle),
Lamar Stevens: Out (Concussion),
Isaiah Hartenstein: Out (Head),
Dylan Windler: Out For Season (Knee),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out For Season (Neck),
Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Thumb),
Taurean Prince: Out For Season (Ankle)
|Spread Pick||Cavaliers (+6)|
|Total Pick||Under (229.5)|
|Prediction||Pacers 114, Cavaliers 109|
The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (4.4 points) is a little bit less than the 6-point edge DraftKings gives to the Pacers, though the data still has them as the favorite.
In this game, the model projects a total (223.3 points) slightly lower than the DraftKings over/under (229.5 points).
Pacers Key Players
Pacers Player Props
- Malcolm Brogdon’s PRA prop over/under for the game is listed at 37.5, 5.2 higher than his season average of 32.3.
- T.J. McConnell’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 4.1 higher than his season average of 18.4.
- Brogdon’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
- McConnell’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals less than his season average of 1.8.
Cavaliers Key Players
Cavaliers Player Props
- Collin Sexton’s points prop total for the game is set at 27.5, 3.1 points greater than his season average of 24.4.
- Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 39.5, 13.2 greater than his season average of 26.3.
- Kevin Love’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 2.1.
- Larry Nance Jr.’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.
- The Pacers make 47.4% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.1 percentage points lower than the Cavaliers have allowed to their opponents (48.5%).
- Indiana has an 18-8 record against the spread and a 20-6 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 48.5% from the field.
- Cleveland is 16-11 against the spread and 17-10 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 47.4% from the field.
- The Cavaliers have shot at a 45.1% clip from the field this season, 1.8 percentage points below the 46.9% shooting opponents of the Pacers have averaged.
- This season, Cleveland has a 17-8 record against the spread and a 15-10 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 46.9% from the field.
- When Indiana’s opponents shoot over 45.1% from the field, it is 16-8 against the spread and 16-8 overall.
- The Pacers’ 36.2% three-point shooting percentage this season is 2.1 percentage points lower than opponents of the Cavaliers have shot from beyond the arc (38.3%).
- Indiana has an 18-9 record against the spread and a 19-8 record overall when the team hits more than 38.3% of its three-point attempts.
- Cleveland is 18-10 against the spread while putting together a 15-13 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 36.2% from downtown.
- The Cavaliers are making 33.8% of their shots from beyond the arc, which is three percentage points fewer than the 36.8% the Pacers’ opponents are averaging on the season.
- Cleveland has a 15-9 ATS record and is 13-11 straight-up when the team makes more than 36.8% of its three-point attempts.
- Indiana has a 14-13 ATS record and a 15-12 straight-up record this season when it hits more than 33.8% of its three-point attempts.
- The Pacers connect on 12.2 three-pointers per game this season, 2.2 more made shots on average than the 10 per game the Cavaliers give up.
- When Indiana makes more threes than its opponents, it is 17-19 against the spread and 20-16 overall. When Cleveland is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 8-35 ATS and 8-35 straight up.
- The Pacers make the 18th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Cavaliers give up the 14th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Pacers vs Cavaliers Stat Rankings
|Pacers Rank||Pacers AVG||Cavaliers AVG||Cavaliers Rank|
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