Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: 3/3/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 1, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (13-21) will try to build on a three-game win streak when they host the Indiana Pacers (15-17) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse as big, 11.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-OH.

Betting Information

Pacers vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pacers -11.5 -117 -111
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Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Indiana has a 7-3 record against Cleveland. The Cavaliers have a 2-1-1 record against the spread when taking on the Pacers.

Pacers vs Cavaliers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/31/2020 Pacers Pacers -8 219.5 -335 268 Regular Season 119-99 IND
2/29/2020 Pacers Cavaliers -9.5 215.5 -439 343 Regular Season 113-104 IND
11/1/2019 Pacers Pacers -7 215 -287 234 Regular Season 102-95 IND
10/26/2019 Pacers Cavaliers -4.5 213.5 -187 157 Regular Season 110-99 CLE
2/9/2019 Pacers Regular Season 105-90 IND
1/8/2019 Cavaliers Regular Season 123-115 IND
12/18/2018 Pacers Regular Season 92-91 CLE
10/27/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 119-107 IND
4/29/2018 Cavaliers Playoffs 105-101 CLE
4/27/2018 Pacers Playoffs 121-87 IND
  • 2/29/2020 DNP – Pacers: Jeremy Lamb
  • 11/1/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo
  • 10/26/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb
  • Pacers Betting Information

    • Indiana has covered in just 14 of 32 matchups this season.
    • In 18 of 32 (56.2%) contests this season, Indiana and its opponents have hit the over.
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    Cavaliers Betting Information

    • Cleveland has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 13-20 ATS.
    • In the majority of Cleveland’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (14 out of 33 games, 42.4%).
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    Pacers Leaders

    • Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers scoring 21.4 points per game.
    • Domantas Sabonis paces Indiana with 11.4 rebounds a game and T.J. McConnell leads the team with 6.7 assists per contest.
    • Justin Holiday is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, hitting 2.5 per game.
    • Indiana’s steals leader is McConnell, who averages 1.8 per game. Myles Turner leads the team averaging 3.4 blocks an outing.

    Cavaliers Leaders

    • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 23.3 points per game and also tacks on 2.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest.
    • Andre Drummond (13.5 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.8 assists per game) are the Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists.
    • Cedi Osman leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.0 made threes per game.
    • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.9 per game and Jarrett Allen is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.
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