The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road at the Boston Celtics in NBA action on Sunday afternoon. The Cleveland Cavaliers come into the game with a 32-22 record, which is third in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers are 6.5 games behind the Celtics in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers have won 12 out of 27 games on the road this season.
The Boston Celtics are at the top of the Eastern Conference with their 40-17 record. Boston is fighting with Toronto at the top, as they seek their second straight season for top seed. The Celtics are 21-9 when playing at home this season. The Boston Celtics are -4 over the Cleveland Cavaliers in this Eastern Conference battle on Sunday.
The Boston Celtics, led by head coach Brad Stevens are looking to get back on track following their home loss to the Pacers. The Celtics are winning games with their solid defense. Boston is 2nd in the league, as they are allowing just under 99 points per game. The offense for Boston ranks 25th, with nearly 103 points per game.
The top scorer for Boston this season has been Kyrie Irving. The point guard is scoring 24.7 points per game, and dishing out 5 assists per game. Al Horford is having a solid season for Boston as well, as the big man is scoring more than 13.5 points per game, and ripping down 8 rebounds per game.
Cleveland New Additions Ready to Play
The Cleveland Cavaliers will welcome a bunch of new players to the rotation. George Hill, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr should all get plenty of time for the Cavaliers. Dwayne Wade, Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas, and numerous other Cleveland players were traded earlier this week just before the NBA trade deadline.
The Cavaliers are still lead by LeBron James. James hitting the game winner against Minnesota earlier in the week, and then recorded a triple double. The Cavaliers are getting 26.4 points per game 8.1 rebounds and 8.9 assists per game from James. Kevin Love is second on the team, but will likely not play again for the Cavaliers until atleast March. Cleveland is in first place in the Central Division; two games ahead of Milwaukee and Indiana.
Cavaliers Pick up Road Win in Boston
The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming into the game with some pretty high confidence. They are going to have their starters from the win over Hawks start in this game. Now, the bench is solid for Cleveland. Look for a fun game between these two teams, but in the end, the Cavaliers are going to go on the road and win this game. When you are betting on this NBA game out of the Eastern Conference, take the Cleveland Cavaliers +4 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday. Bet on the Cleveland Cavaliers +4 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday..