Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets - 3/1/21 NBA Picks and Prediction

Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets - 3/1/21 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets (11-21) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (13-21)

Game Info: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Toyota Center)

Betting Odds: Houston Rockets -5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets meet Monday in NBA action at the Toyota Center. 

The Cleveland Cavaliers look to build on their solid three game winning streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 112.6 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 23.3 points and 2.6 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.5 points and 2.6 assists. Darius Garland is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 40.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.

The Houston Rockets need a win here to snap an 11-game losing streak. The Houston Rockets are averaging 108.7 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 111.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 22 points and 10.2 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 20.2 points and 6.4 assists. Victor Oladipo is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Gordon is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.


The Cavaliers are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 road games and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Rockets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Cavaliers last 6 overall. The under is 35-15-1 in Rockets last 51 home games. The Cavaliers are 3-11 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Houston and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The struggles of the Cleveland Cavaliers are well documented and you shouldn't be running to back them, especially on the road where they're 4-12 against the spread. With that said, the Houston Rockets are riding an 11-game losing streak and are losing their last I've games by an average of 12.8 points while allowing 50 percent shooting from the field. Pick your poison. I wouldn't touch this game personally, but if forced to pick, give me the Cavs and the free points.


Randy’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers +5.5

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