Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Portland Trail Blazers
Final
113:119
Cleveland Cavaliers
Highlights and Stats


The Moda Center in Portland will host the NBA game between the Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are set to face off on Thursday, 12th of January, 11:00 PM EST. Portland is positioned at #11 in the standings of Western Conference with a 19-21 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 5th place in the Eastern Conference, after winning 26 and losing 16 so far.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-23-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
21 27 27 21 96
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
28 29 30 27 114

The two franchises previously faced each other on November 23rd, with the Cleveland Cavaliers defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 at home. Donovan Mitchell had a great game and finished with 34 points, grabbing 2 rebounds, and providing 1 assist. It was Jusuf Nurkic who contributed the most for the Portland Trail Blazers with 22 points, 1 assist, and 6 rebounds. The balance across the last five meetings between the two teams shows a 2-3 superiority for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Those five games ended with an average of 224.2 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-23-202201-07-202211-03-202105-05-202102-12-2021
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
96101 104141129
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
114 114107 105 110

Portland Trail Blazers Form

*Last 10 Portland Trail Blazers Games - 2:8
01-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-30-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-2022
106:109vs Orlando Magic117:105@ Toronto Raptors108:99@ Indiana Pacers113:106@ Minnesota Timberwolves135:106vs Detroit Pistons118:112@ Golden State Warriors124:113vs Charlotte Hornets120:107@ Denver Nuggets101:98@ Oklahoma City Thunder123:121@ Oklahoma City Thunder

The Portland Trail Blazers were last on the court against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, January 10th, when they ended on the wrong side of a 106-109 score. The team’s main contributor in that clash was Damian Lillard, who ended up notching 30 points, assisting five times, and grabbing four rebounds. The team made 48.3% of their field goals, 84.2% of their free throws, and shot a dismal 17.1% from distance. The Trail Blazers are currently on a four-game losing streak, having won only two of the previous ten games while losing eight. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Moda Center with a 9-7 home record for the season. The Portland Trail Blazers’ next game is scheduled for this coming Saturday at home against the Dallas Mavericks.

Portland Trail Blazers Averages this Season

  • Points For
    112.10
  • Points Against
    112.10
  • Assits
    23.63
  • Rebounds
    42.74
  • Steals
    6.89
  • Turnovers
    16.20
  • Blocks
    4.50
  • Points Difference
    0.00

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Portland Trail Blazers Standout Performer

  • Damian Lillard

    In spite of being sidelined from 01/11 on, the franchise's best player this campaign has been Damian Lillard. He averages 27.4 points, 7.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds per 35.7 minutes spent on the floor.

Portland Trail Blazers Missing Players

  • Nassir Little
    Hip
  • Justise Winslow
    Ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers Form

*Last 10 Cleveland Cavaliers Games - 5:5
01-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-2022
116:114@ Utah Jazz98:112@ Phoenix Suns121:108@ Denver Nuggets90:88vs Phoenix Suns145:134vs Chicago Bulls102:103@ Chicago Bulls135:126@ Indiana Pacers117:125vs Brooklyn Nets107:118vs Toronto Raptors114:106vs Milwaukee Bucks

In their previous game, the Cleveland Cavaliers met the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, January 10th. They lost 116-114 away from home. Donovan Mitchell led the Cavs, as he popped up with 46 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds. 46.7% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. The Cavaliers roster also averaged 83.3% free throws and struggled from deep with 27.0% 3-point shooting on the night. The team is 5-5 in the last ten outings and currently on an one-game losing streak. The team holds an 8-12 balance when performing away from home this campaign. The Blazers’ next showing will be against the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 14, 2023, when they will travel to Target Center.

Cleveland Cavaliers Averages This Season

  • Points For
    111.70
  • Points Against
    106.90
  • Assits
    23.55
  • Rebounds
    42.72
  • Steals
    6.62
  • Turnovers
    14.17
  • Blocks
    4.28
  • Points Difference
    4.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Cleveland Cavaliers Standout Performer

  • Donovan Mitchell

    Donovan Mitchell has been the Cleveland Cavaliers main weapon this season, averaging 29.3 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 rebounds for 36.5 minutes of playing time.

Cleveland Cavaliers Missing Players

  • Dylan Windler
    Ankle
  • Dean Wade
    Shoulder

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
32 26 33 22 113
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
27 24 36 32 119
Portland Trail BlazersCleveland Cavaliers
  • Score

    113
    119
  • Field Goals Made

    40
    44
  • Field Goals Attempts

    78
    89
  • 3 pts Made

    11
    7
  • 3 pts Attempts

    33
    22
  • Free Throws Made

    22
    24
  • Free Throws Attempts

    29
    31
  • Rebounds Total

    36
    44
  • Rebounds Offence

    5
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    31
    32
  • Assists

    17
    28
  • Steals

    6
    6
  • Blocks

    4
    1
  • Turnovers

    17
    11
  • Personal Fouls

    27
    19

Player Ratings

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Damian Lillard40162857.151338.5131586.70223101150-2
Jerami Grant3681650.02728.64757.10111224522-3
Josh Hart341520.0010.03475.0077310235-11
Jusuf Nurkic3261060.0030.0010.0111124104512+1
Anfernee Simons3261060.03650.00000225001515-10
Gary Payton II21000000000033100020-3
Shaedon Sharpe211425.0010.0000011010222+6
Drew Eubanks161250.011100.0000235002123-7
Jabari Walker81333.3010.022100.0213000124-1

Cleveland Cavaliers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jarrett Allen39111764.7010.022100.028106100324+7
Donovan Mitchell36112347.82825.02450.01455203226+10
Darius Garland3351241.72366.781080.002210004420+7
Caris LeVert312728.6020.00002243002140
Isaac Okoro2944100.011100.02366.71450201311+4
Evan Mobley2561250.0010.05683.35383110417+6
Kevin Love15040.0020.0000156000000-4
Lamar Stevens141333.300044100.0000000026-9
Ricky Rubio103560.02450.01250.0033100009+6
Cedi Osman81250.0000000011000102+3

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