Cavaliers vs Trail Blazers Prediction - NBA Picks 11/15/23

Portland Trail Blazers (3-7) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (4-6)

Game Info: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center at the Rose Quarter)

Betting Odds: Portland Trail Blazers +9.5 -- Over/Under: 220.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers meet Wednesday in NBA action at Moda Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Preview

The Cleveland Cavaliers look for a win after splitting their last 6 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost 3 of their last 4 road games including a beatdown from the surging Kings last Monday. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 110.7 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 28.7 points and 5.4 assists, while Caris LeVert is averaging 19 points and 3.9 assists. Darius Garland is the third double-digit scorer and Evan Mobley is grabbing 10.3 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 39.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.

Cleveland Cavaliers Player Facts

  • Donovan Mitchell ranks 1st in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for steals per game (2.1) this season.
  • Evan Mobley ranks T10th amongst qualified players for Blocks Per Game (1.8) this season.

Portland Trail Blazers Betting Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers look to snap a 4-game losing streak. The Trail Blazers have lost 2 of their last 3 home games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 106.4 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 111.7 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 22.8 points and 4.9 rebounds, while Shaedon Sharpe is averaging 19.8 points and 5 rebounds. Anfernee Simons is the third double-digit scorer and Malcolm Brogdon is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Trail Blazers rank 30th in the league for points per game this season (105.7).
  • The Trail Blazers rank 30th in the league for assists per game this season (21.7).
  • The Cavaliers rank 30th in the league for Q2 win percentage this season (20.0%).
  • The Cavaliers rank 28th in the league for opponent three-point percentage this season (39.1%).

Randy’s Pick

The Portland Trail Blazers are not only still banged up, but they're on the end of a back to back where injured teams suffer the most. An undermanned team is now being forced to log more minutes, and this is where they get exposed. I haven't been impressed up to this point with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but this is a game they should win and should win comfortably if we're being honest. Thick line, but it's Cavs or pass.

Randy’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers -9.5

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