Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors 3/24/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The Cleveland Cavaliers will travel on the road to Canada to face off against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday for a tip off time of 7:30 PM Eastern. This game will be available on NBA league pass. Cleveland comes into this game with a record on the season of 41–31, and have won three out of the last five games coming against the Los Angeles Clippers in overtime, the Denver Nuggets an overtime, and the Detroit Pistons by the score of 113–109. The two defeats for Cleveland came against Philadelphia, and most recently against the Los Angeles Lakers by the score of 131–120.
Toronto comes into this game with a record on the season of 40–32, and have also won three out of their last five games coming against the Los Angeles Lakers on the road by the score of 114–103. Toronto also won games against Philadelphia on the road, and the Los Angeles Clippers by the score of 103–100.
Pascal Siakam is the team leader for Toronto in points per game at 22 on the season with a field goal percentage of 48.8%, and a free throw percentage of 74.2%. Pascal is also the team leader in rebounds per game average in 8.3 on the season. Fred Vanvleet is the team leader for Toronto in minutes per game averaging 38.2 on a year.
Darius Garland is the team leader for Cleveland in minutes per game averaging 35.6 on the season. Garland is also the team leader for Cleveland and points per game averaging 21.4 on the year with a field goal percentage of 46.7%, and a free throw percentage of 90.8%. Jared Allen is the team leader for Cleveland and rebounds per game averaging 10.8 on the season.
As a team, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be without Rajon rondo in this match up leaving a hole at the point guard position. That's a go along with HomeCourt advantage in Toronto, we see the Raptors coming away with a victory in this matchup. Final Score Prediction: Toronto wins 120–113