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    The Cleveland Cavaliers (40-26) will look to Donovan Mitchell (eighth in the league scoring 27.4 points per game) when they try to hold off Jayson Tatum (sixth in the NBA with 30.3 PPG) and the Boston Celtics (45-20) on Monday, March 6, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The Cavaliers are 6.5-point home favorites in the matchup, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on BSOH and NBCS-BOS. The matchup has an over/under set at 218.5 points.

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    How do I watch Cavaliers vs. Celtics

    • Game Day: Monday, March 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSOH and NBCS-BOS
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

    Betting Lines for Cleveland vs. Boston

    Cavaliers vs Celtics Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Cavaliers -6.5 218.5

    Cavaliers Betting Stats & Information

    • The Cavaliers have won 71.2% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (37-15).
    • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -250 or shorter, Cleveland has a record of 17-2 (89.5% win percentage).
    • The Cavaliers’ ATS record is 36-29-1 this season.
    • In games this season they were favored by 6.5 points or more, the Cavaliers have a 14-5-1 record against the spread.
    • The average point total for Cleveland’s games this year is 0.1 fewer points than the over/under of 218.5 in this matchup.
    • A total of 31 of the Cavaliers’ 65 games with a set total have hit the over (47.7%).

    Boston Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, the Celtics have won two out of the four games in which they’ve been the underdog.
    • Boston has played as an underdog of +204 or more once this season and lost that game.
    • The Celtics have covered the spread in a game 32 times this season (32-30-3).
    • The Celtics have a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.
    • The average total in Boston’s games this season is 11.6 more points than the point total of 218.5 for this outing.
    • This year, Celtics games have hit the over 34 times.

    Cavaliers vs. Celtics Season Stat Comparison

    Cavaliers Rank Cavaliers AVG Celtics AVG Celtics Rank
    25th 112 Points Scored 117.7 4th
    1st 106.4 Points Allowed 112.4 8th
    23rd 41.7 Rebounds 45.1 6th
    22nd 9.7 Off. Rebounds 9.6 23rd
    18th 11.5 3pt Made 15.8 2nd
    16th 24.9 Assists 26.3 7th
    5th 12.7 Turnovers 13 9th

    Cavaliers vs. Celtics Injury Updates

    Cavaliers

    Name Game Status Injury
    Donovan Mitchell Questionable Finger

    Celtics

    Name Game Status Injury
    Robert Williams III Out Hamstring
    Malcolm Brogdon Questionable Ankle

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Cleveland Cavaliers Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Cavaliers this season is Mitchell (among active players), who averages 27.4 points, four rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game.
    • Jarrett Allen adds 14.7 points, 1.6 assists and 9.8 rebounds per matchup. Darius Garland puts up 22 points, 7.9 assists and 2.7 rebounds a game.
    • Mitchell leads active Cavaliers in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Boston Celtics Leaders

    • Tatum’s averages this season are 30.3 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.
    • Marcus Smart also contributes 11.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game.
    • Tatum is reliable from deep with 3.3 made threes per game.

    Recent Performance

    Cavaliers

    Cavaliers Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Cavaliers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    3/4/2023 Pistons 114-90 Yes Home -16.5 219 -1543 892 Playoffs Yes Under
    3/1/2023 Celtics 117-113 No Away +5 219 168 -202 Playoffs Yes Over
    2/26/2023 Raptors 118-93 Yes Home -7.5 218.5 -311 249 Playoffs Yes Under
    2/24/2023 Hawks 136-119 No Away +1 227.5 -107 -112 Playoffs No Over
    2/23/2023 Nuggets 115-109 Yes Home -2.5 223.5 -139 118 Playoffs No Over

    Celtics

    Celtics Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Celtics Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    3/5/2023 Knicks 131-129 Yes Home -6.5 225.5 -279 227 Playoffs No Over
    3/3/2023 Nets 115-105 Yes Home -10.5 227 -558 416 Playoffs No Under
    3/1/2023 Cavaliers 117-113 Yes Home -5 219 -202 168 Playoffs No Over
    2/27/2023 Knicks 109-94 Yes Away -2 224.5 -130 109 Playoffs No Under
    2/25/2023 76ers 110-107 Yes Away -1 225.5 -110 -109 Playoffs Yes Under
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