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February 27, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
Regular Season

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cleveland, Ohio

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Cavaliers vs. Mavericks Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for February 27

The Dallas Mavericks (33-24) will lean on Luka Doncic (first in NBA, 34.3 points per game) when they square off against Donovan Mitchell (fourth in league, 28.1) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (37-19) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The game starts at 7:00 PM ET on BSOH and BSSW.

The Cavaliers are 4-point favorites versus the Mavericks when these teams square off. This game has an over/under of 230.5 points.

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Cavaliers vs. Mavericks game info

  • Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSOH and BSSW
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Venue: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
  • Spread: Cleveland -4
  • Moneylines: Cleveland -173, Dallas +144
  • Total: 230.5 points

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Prediction: Who will win the Cavaliers vs. Mavericks game?

  • Prediction: Cavaliers 118 - Mavericks 112
  • Pick ATS: Cavaliers (- 4)
  • Pick OU: Under (230.5)

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Cavaliers vs. Mavericks Odds, Spread, Over/Under

Favorite Spread Total
Cavaliers -4 230.5

Cavaliers vs. Mavericks betting insights

  • Cleveland's record against the spread is 28-25-3.
  • As 4-point favorites or more, the Cavaliers are 12-10-2 against the spread.
  • Against the spread, Dallas is 30-27-0 this year.
  • The Mavericks' ATS record as 4-point underdogs or greater is 5-7.
  • Cleveland's games have had more than 230.5 points scored on 19 occasions this year.
  • Mavericks games have had over 230.5 points 36 times this season.
  • Cleveland and Dallas average 233 points per game combined, which is 2.5 more than the over/under for this matchup.

Cavaliers vs. Mavericks stat comparison

Cavaliers Rank Cavaliers AVG Mavericks AVG Mavericks Rank
16th 114.4 Points Scored 118.6 7th
2nd 109.2 Points Allowed 117.4 18th
7th 44.8 Rebounds 42.1 24th
16th 10.5 Off. Rebounds 9.9 22nd
12th 13.2 3pt Made 15.1 2nd
10th 27.4 Assists 25.4 22nd
13th 12.7 Turnovers 12.0 7th

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Cavaliers top performers

  • Donovan Mitchell: 28.1 PTS, 6.2 AST, 1.9 STL, 47.2 FG%, 36.3 3PT% (148-for-408)
  • Jarrett Allen: 15.9 PTS, 10.6 REB, 1.1 BLK, 64.3 FG%
  • Max Strus: 12.1 PTS, 41.5 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (130-for-390)
  • Caris LeVert: 14.1 PTS, 41.7 FG%, 32.8 3PT% (75-for-229)
  • Evan Mobley: 15.7 PTS, 10.0 REB, 1.6 BLK, 58.9 FG%, 40.0 3PT% (10-for-25)

Mavericks top performers

  • Luka Doncic: 34.3 PTS, 8.8 REB, 9.5 AST, 1.5 STL, 49.2 FG%, 38.0 3PT% (191-for-502)
  • Kyrie Irving: 25.7 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.3 STL, 49.3 FG%, 42.1 3PT% (104-for-247)
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 17.1 PTS, 41.3 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (168-for-464)
  • Daniel Gafford: 10.9 PTS, 8.0 REB, 2.2 BLK, 69.0 FG%
  • P.J. Washington: 13.6 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 32.4 3PT% (79-for-244)
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Season Series - Cleveland won 2-0

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Dec 27, 2023 Cleveland Dallas 113 - 110 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 27, 2024 Dallas Cleveland 119 - 121 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Dallas8248.0117.943.189.7.48114.639.5.36917.022.5.7589.733.242.925.76.95.012.518.3
Cleveland8248.3112.641.887.2.47913.536.8.36715.620.4.7659.833.443.328.07.44.613.617.5
DAL Opponents8248.0115.643.090.4.47513.135.6.36816.621.6.77010.934.145.127.57.44.013.420.3
CLE Opponents8248.3110.240.587.5.46312.533.8.37116.621.0.79110.032.642.725.37.75.013.618.7


Head to Head Since 1946-1947

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Dec 27, 2023 Cleveland Dallas 113 - 110 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 17, 2022 Dallas Cleveland 99 - 100 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Dec 14, 2022 Cleveland Dallas 105 - 90 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 30, 2022 Dallas Cleveland 120 - 112 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Nov 29, 2021 Cleveland Dallas 114 - 96 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
May 9, 2021 Dallas Cleveland 124 - 97 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
May 7, 2021 Cleveland Dallas 90 - 110 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 22, 2019 Cleveland Dallas 101 - 143 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 3, 2019 Dallas Cleveland 131 - 111 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 16, 2019 Cleveland Dallas 116 - 121 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 2, 2019 Dallas Cleveland 111 - 98 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Apr 1, 2018 Dallas Cleveland 87 - 98 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Nov 11, 2017 Cleveland Dallas 111 - 104 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 30, 2017 Cleveland Dallas 97 - 104 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 25, 2016 Dallas Cleveland 90 - 128 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 16, 2016 Dallas Cleveland 98 - 99 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Jan 12, 2016 Cleveland Dallas 110 - 107 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 10, 2015 Cleveland Dallas 127 - 94 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 4, 2015 Dallas Cleveland 109 - 90 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Feb 3, 2014 Cleveland Dallas 107 - 124 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 20, 2014 Dallas Cleveland 102 - 97 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 15, 2013 Cleveland Dallas 86 - 96 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 17, 2012 Dallas Cleveland 103 - 95 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Feb 4, 2012 Dallas Cleveland 88 - 91 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Feb 7, 2011 Cleveland Dallas 96 - 99 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Jan 2, 2011 Dallas Cleveland 104 - 95 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Dec 20, 2009 Cleveland Dallas 95 - 102 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 28, 2009 Dallas Cleveland 95 - 111 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 29, 2009 Dallas Cleveland 74 - 102 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Nov 3, 2008 Cleveland Dallas 100 - 81 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Dec 27, 2007 Cleveland Dallas 88 - 81 Cleveland Regular Season American Airlines Center
Oct 31, 2007 Dallas Cleveland 92 - 74 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 21, 2007 Dallas Cleveland 98 - 90 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 1, 2007 Cleveland Dallas 92 - 95 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 29, 2006 Dallas Cleveland 94 - 107 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 14, 2006 Cleveland Dallas 87 - 91 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Apr 3, 2005 Dallas Cleveland 80 - 100 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 26, 2005 Cleveland Dallas 86 - 117 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Mar 30, 2004 Cleveland Dallas 109 - 126 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Feb 18, 2004 Dallas Cleveland 114 - 98 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 18, 2003 Cleveland Dallas 93 - 114 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 13, 2002 Dallas Cleveland 103 - 99 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Dec 13, 2001 Cleveland Dallas 82 - 102 Dallas Regular Season American Airlines Center
Nov 14, 2001 Dallas Cleveland 107 - 94 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Feb 15, 2001 Cleveland Dallas 81 - 102 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 12, 2000 Dallas Cleveland 87 - 92 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 23, 2000 Cleveland Dallas 104 - 98 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Nov 30, 1999 Dallas Cleveland 99 - 106 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Jan 27, 1998 Cleveland Dallas 77 - 84 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 23, 1997 Dallas Cleveland 85 - 99 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 30, 1997 Dallas Cleveland 80 - 84 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 22, 1997 Cleveland Dallas 75 - 72 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 19, 1996 Cleveland Dallas 81 - 72 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 3, 1995 Dallas Cleveland 107 - 108 Cleveland Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 20, 1995 Dallas Cleveland 102 - 100 Dallas Regular Season Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Mar 2, 1995 Cleveland Dallas 84 - 90 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Apr 2, 1994 Cleveland Dallas 95 - 88 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 26, 1994 Dallas Cleveland 99 - 110 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Feb 17, 1993 Dallas Cleveland 97 - 124 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Nov 21, 1992 Cleveland Dallas 119 - 108 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 14, 1991 Dallas Cleveland 99 - 97 Dallas Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Nov 5, 1991 Cleveland Dallas 112 - 101 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 13, 1991 Dallas Cleveland 93 - 95 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Jan 23, 1991 Cleveland Dallas 99 - 85 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 19, 1990 Dallas Cleveland 96 - 87 Dallas Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Jan 20, 1990 Cleveland Dallas 96 - 105 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Mar 28, 1989 Dallas Cleveland 90 - 102 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Dec 10, 1988 Cleveland Dallas 102 - 98 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 24, 1988 Cleveland Dallas 89 - 93 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 15, 1987 Dallas Cleveland 93 - 106 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Mar 29, 1987 Dallas Cleveland 101 - 98 Dallas Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Nov 15, 1986 Cleveland Dallas 96 - 111 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Jan 31, 1986 Cleveland Dallas 91 - 107 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 22, 1985 Dallas Cleveland 105 - 119 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Mar 16, 1985 Cleveland Dallas 135 - 128 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 12, 1985 Dallas Cleveland 131 - 112 Dallas Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Mar 7, 1984 Cleveland Dallas 103 - 115 Dallas Regular Season Reunion Arena
Nov 4, 1983 Dallas Cleveland 84 - 105 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Mar 5, 1983 Cleveland Dallas 98 - 91 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Feb 16, 1983 Dallas Cleveland 96 - 99 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Feb 20, 1982 Dallas Cleveland 109 - 116 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Nov 3, 1981 Cleveland Dallas 125 - 110 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena
Dec 29, 1980 Dallas Cleveland 100 - 112 Cleveland Regular Season Richfield Coliseum
Dec 2, 1980 Cleveland Dallas 109 - 102 Cleveland Regular Season Reunion Arena

2023-2024 Dallas Mavericks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Doncic K. Irving D. Jones P. Washington D. Gafford
Rotation D. Exum J. Hardy T. Hardaway Jr. A. Fudge D. Lively II
Rotation     J. Green   M. Kleber
Rotation         D. Powell
Lim PT B. Williams   A. Lawson O. Prosper M. Morris
Lim PT       G. Brown III  

2023-2024 Cleveland Cavaliers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Garland D. Mitchell M. Strus E. Mobley J. Allen
Rotation C. Porter, Jr. I. Okoro C. LeVert G. Niang T. Thompson
Rotation   S. Merrill   D. Wade  
Rotation       M. Morris  
Lim PT T. Jerome   E. Bates I. Mobley D. Jones
Lim PT       P. Nance  

Dallas Mavericks Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
36 Greg Brown III SF 6 6.6 2.5 0.8 1.8 .455 0.2 0.5 .333 0.7 1.5 .444 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.8
77 Luka Doncic SF 70 37.5 33.9 11.5 23.6 .487 4.1 10.6 .382 6.8 8.7 .786 0.8 8.4 9.2 9.8 1.4 0.5 4.0 2.1
0 Dante Exum PG 55 19.8 7.8 2.9 5.5 .533 1.0 2.0 .491 1.0 1.2 .779 0.5 2.3 2.7 2.9 0.4 0.1 0.9 1.5
21 Daniel Gafford C 29 21.5 11.2 5.0 6.4 .780 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 1.9 .607 2.2 4.7 6.9 1.6 0.7 1.9 1.0 2.8
8 Josh Green SG 57 26.4 8.2 3.1 6.6 .479 1.3 3.3 .385 0.7 1.0 .684 0.7 2.5 3.2 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.1 1.9
10 Tim Hardaway Jr. SG 79 26.8 14.4 5.0 12.4 .402 2.7 7.6 .353 1.8 2.1 .852 0.3 2.9 3.2 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.3
1 Jaden Hardy SG 73 13.6 7.3 2.7 6.6 .407 1.1 3.1 .362 0.8 1.0 .776 0.3 1.5 1.8 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.8 1.1
11 Kyrie Irving G 58 35.0 25.6 9.7 19.5 .497 3.0 7.3 .411 3.3 3.6 .905 0.8 4.2 5.0 5.2 1.3 0.5 1.8 1.9
55 Derrick Jones SF 76 23.5 8.6 3.1 6.5 .483 1.1 3.1 .343 1.3 1.8 .713 1.1 2.2 3.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 1.6
42 Maxi Kleber PF 43 20.3 4.4 1.5 3.4 .432 0.7 2.1 .348 0.8 1.1 .702 0.7 2.6 3.3 1.6 0.4 0.7 0.7 1.8
9 A.J. Lawson F 42 7.4 3.2 1.3 2.9 .446 0.3 1.2 .260 0.4 0.5 .652 0.3 0.9 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5
2 Dereck Lively II C 55 23.5 8.8 4.0 5.4 .747 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 1.5 .506 2.5 4.4 6.9 1.1 0.7 1.4 0.9 2.6
88 Markieff Morris PF 26 8.3 2.5 0.9 2.6 .338 0.6 1.6 .357 0.2 0.2 .833 0.2 1.3 1.5 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.5
7 Dwight Powell PF 63 13.3 3.3 1.1 1.7 .679 0.0 0.0 .333 1.0 1.4 .708 1.5 1.9 3.4 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.8
18 Olivier-Maxence Prosper F 40 8.4 3.0 1.0 2.6 .385 0.3 1.1 .289 0.7 1.0 .683 0.6 1.4 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5
25 P.J. Washington PF 29 32.2 11.7 4.4 10.4 .421 1.8 5.8 .314 1.1 1.8 .627 1.1 5.1 6.2 1.5 1.2 0.9 1.0 2.0
00 Brandon Williams PG 17 6.6 3.2 1.2 3.2 .370 0.2 0.9 .200 0.6 1.0 .647 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2

Cleveland Cavaliers Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
31 Jarrett Allen C 77 31.7 16.5 6.7 10.6 .634 0.0 0.1 .000 3.0 4.1 .742 3.2 7.4 10.5 2.7 0.7 1.1 1.6 1.9
21 Emoni Bates SF 15 8.9 2.7 1.0 3.3 .306 0.7 2.2 .303 0.1 0.3 .250 0.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.3
00 Sharife Cooper PG - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Darius Garland G 57 33.3 18.0 6.6 14.8 .446 2.3 6.2 .371 2.6 3.1 .834 0.5 2.1 2.7 6.5 1.3 0.1 3.1 1.7
2 Ty Jerome PG 2 7.4 2.0 1.0 2.0 .500 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.0
30 Damian Jones PF 39 6.9 2.7 1.1 1.8 .597 0.1 0.4 .214 0.5 0.5 .857 0.5 1.1 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.7
3 Caris LeVert G 68 28.8 14.0 5.1 12.1 .421 1.6 4.9 .325 2.3 3.0 .766 0.6 3.5 4.1 5.1 1.1 0.5 1.7 1.8
5 Sam Merrill G 61 17.5 8.0 2.6 6.4 .402 2.3 5.8 .404 0.4 0.5 .929 0.4 1.6 2.0 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.2
45 Donovan Mitchell SG 55 35.3 26.6 9.1 19.8 .462 3.3 9.0 .368 5.0 5.8 .865 0.8 4.3 5.1 6.1 1.8 0.5 2.8 2.1
4 Evan Mobley PF 50 30.6 15.7 6.4 11.0 .580 0.4 1.2 .373 2.5 3.4 .719 2.2 7.1 9.4 3.2 0.9 1.4 1.8 2.7
15 Isaiah Mobley SF 10 7.2 2.3 1.0 2.4 .417 0.3 1.0 .300 0.0 0.1 .000 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.6
8 Pete Nance PF 8 3.4 0.4 0.1 0.8 .167 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.0 0.2 .000 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2
20 Georges Niang F 82 22.3 9.4 3.5 7.7 .449 1.8 4.8 .376 0.6 0.7 .850 0.3 3.1 3.4 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.9 2.3
35 Isaac Okoro SG 69 27.3 9.4 3.4 7.0 .490 1.2 3.1 .391 1.3 2.0 .679 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.9 0.8 0.5 0.8 2.0
9 Craig Porter, Jr. G 51 12.7 5.6 2.3 4.5 .509 0.2 0.7 .353 0.8 1.1 .732 0.4 1.7 2.1 2.3 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.8
1 Max Strus G 70 32.0 12.2 4.3 10.4 .418 2.4 6.8 .351 1.1 1.4 .794 0.9 3.9 4.8 4.0 0.9 0.4 1.6 2.4
13 Tristan Thompson F 49 11.2 3.3 1.5 2.4 .608 0.0 0.0 .000 0.3 1.1 .288 1.5 2.1 3.6 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.2
32 Dean Wade PF 54 20.5 5.4 1.8 4.3 .414 1.5 3.7 .391 0.4 0.5 .769 0.7 3.4 4.0 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 1.7

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