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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
Their 19 regular season wins did not meet expectations. It was -1.8 below what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went worse than expected. They met expectations at home, it was on the road that they struggled. They went 6-35 on the road and were expected to win 7.8. They won 13 at home and were expected to win 13.
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54% (#28 in League). Despite the weak shooting %, they still average more points per game (104.5) than expected (104.3). On the road they average 103.8 (103.2 expected), and at home 105.2 ppg (105.5 expected).
DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 59.3 true FG% (#30 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 65.2% in their last 7 games. They allow 114.1 pts per game vs an expected value of 112.3. They are allowing 115.7 (113.5 expected) on the road, and at home 112.5 ppg (111.1 expected).
REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 1.4 per game (#22 in league). However, the team has recently outrebounded opponents by 4.1.
TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.6 per game (#18 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Cavaliers in all of their games would be down -294 units. Against the spread, they have lost -930 units risking 110 to win 100 (38-43 ATS). They are down against the spread at home and on the road.
|8||Clarkson, Jordan||PG||6-5||194||06/07/1992||4||Tulsa; Missouri|
|18||Dellavedova, Matthew||PG||6-4||200||09/08/1990||5||St. Mary's (CA)|
|31||Henson, John||F||6-11||219||12/28/1990||6||North Carolina|
|22||Nance Jr., Larry||PF||6-9||230||01/01/1993||3||Wyoming|
|12||Nwaba, David||SG||6-4||219||01/14/1993||2||Santa Monica Coll. CA (J.C.);|
|16||Osman, Cedi||SF||6-8||215||04/08/1995||1||No College|
|5||Smith, J.R.||SG||6-6||225||09/09/1985||14||No College|
|41||Zizic, Ante||C||6-11||254||01/04/1997||1||No College|