Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Pelicans – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New Orleans Pelicans (12-22) are only 3-point underdogs as they look to continue a three-game home winning streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-13) on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Smoothie King Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET.

Cavaliers vs. Pelicans Predictions

Cavaliers vs. Pelicans Betting Odds

Cavaliers vs Pelicans Betting Information
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Cavaliers -3

Cavaliers vs. Pelicans Last 10 Games

  • Cleveland is 7-3 overall and 9-1-0 against the spread in its past 10 games.
  • The final score of the past 10 Cleveland games has exceeded the set total four times.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Cavaliers have a points-per-game average 8.1 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • New Orleans covered the spread five times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • New Orleans’ last 10 games saw six go over the total.
  • In their past 10 games, the Pelicans have a 109.7 points-per-game average, 4.7 points above their season-long scoring average.

Cavaliers vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Cleveland has registered a 26-7-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers have a perfect 8-0 ATS record when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
  • Games involving Cleveland have hit the over 12 times this season.
  • The Cavaliers make 46.3% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.5 percentage points lower than the Pelicans have allowed to their opponents (46.8%).
  • Cleveland is 11-2 against the spread and 11-2 overall when it shoots better than 46.8% from the field.
  • New Orleans is 15-19-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 3-point underdogs or more, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 11-12.
  • This season, 15 of New Orleans’ games have gone over the point total.
  • This season, New Orleans has an 8-4 record against the spread and a 7-5 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 44.0% from the field.

Cavaliers Team Leaders

  • Darius Garland: 19.5 PTS, 7.3 AST, 1.4 STL, 47.9 FG%, 38.4 3PT% (81-for-211)
  • Jarrett Allen: 16.8 PTS, 10.8 REB, 1.4 BLK, 70.2 FG%
  • Ricky Rubio: 12.7 PTS, 6.5 AST, 1.4 STL, 36.0 FG%, 33.5 3PT% (56-for-167)
  • Evan Mobley: 13.8 PTS, 8.3 REB, 1.8 BLK, 47.4 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (14-for-42)
  • Kevin Love: 12.8 PTS, 7.4 REB, 43.6 FG%, 41.2 3PT% (56-for-136)

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.6 PTS, 12.0 REB, 52.6 FG%, 45.2 3PT% (33-for-73)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.9 PTS, 45.3 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (45-for-129)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.9 PTS, 1.2 STL, 37.4 FG%, 36.8 3PT% (95-for-258)
  • Josh Hart: 12.7 PTS, 7.1 REB, 52.9 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (26-for-72)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.8 PTS, 37.2 FG%, 31.9 3PT% (69-for-216)

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