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Boston visits Cleveland after overtime win against Milwaukee

November 13, 2021 GMT

Boston Celtics (6-6, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (8-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Cleveland; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cavaliers -2.5; over/under is 202.5

BOTTOM LINE: Boston visits the Cleveland Cavaliers following the Celtics’ 122-113 overtime victory against the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Cavaliers have gone 5-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Cleveland ranks fifth in the NBA with 25.0 assists per game led by Darius Garland averaging 7.2.

The Celtics are 5-5 in Eastern Conference play. Boston is fifth in the Eastern Conference scoring 109.5 points per game and is shooting 43.9%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Garland averages 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Cavaliers, scoring 16.3 points while shooting 42.0% from beyond the arc. Evan Mobley is shooting 50.8% and averaging 15.2 points over the past 10 games for Cleveland.

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Jayson Tatum is scoring 23.8 points per game with 8.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Celtics. Dennis Schroder is averaging 18.2 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 44.2% over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 7-3, averaging 102.4 points, 44.8 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 8.2 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 97.9 points per game.

Celtics: 6-4, averaging 109.7 points, 45.4 rebounds, 21.9 assists, 8.0 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.0 points.

INJURIES: Cavaliers: Collin Sexton: out (knee), Lamar Stevens: day to day (ankle), Kevin Love: out (health and safety protocols), Lauri Markkanen: out (health and safety protocols).

Celtics: Jaylen Brown: out (leg), Brodric Thomas: out (shoulder).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.