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It’s a battle of Eastern Conference foes looking to pick up a win down in Buzz City. The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the road as they make the trip to face the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night. Cleveland was on the road as they faced the Pacers in a Central Division contest Tuesday night. Charlotte was clobbered 128-100 at home by the Lakers Saturday night in their last contest.
The Cavaliers own a 66-42 advantage in the all-time regular season series between the teams and have won 10 of the last 11 meetings. The teams have split two meetings this season, with Cleveland taking a 113-89 home win in the last matchup on November 13.
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Cleveland Cavaliers Finish Up Back to Back Road Set
Cleveland managed to pull out a win on the road in the first game of their road back to back set by taking down the Pacers and snapping their win streak. The Cavaliers pulled out a 92-91 win over Indiana to give them a little momentum coming into this contest. Cleveland was up two after the first quarter and one at the half.
The Cavaliers were down one after three quarters and trailed by six with 4:10 to play before closing the game on a 10-3 run.
Larry Nance Jr. had a putback bucket at the buzzer to give Cleveland the win. The Cavaliers shot 41.3 percent from the field, including six of 31 from three point range, but came up with the win. Rodney Hood led the team with 17 points in the win. Cleveland is 8-6 ATS on the road this season while the under is 9-5 in those contests.
The Cavaliers are 27th in the league in scoring this season with 103.4 points per game. Cleveland is tied for 20th in rebounding with 43.9 caroms a night while the team stands 29th with 19.9 assists per contest. The Cavaliers are below average defensively, ranking 20th in scoring defense by allowing 111.8 points per game. Kevin Love leads the Cavaliers with 19 points and 13.5 rebounds per contest.
He underwent surgery on his big toe and is expected to be out until mid-January. Cedi Osman contributes 11.1 points plus five boards, Jordan Clarkson averages 16.7 points and Rodney Hood (13 points) is putting up double figures a night.
Rookie first-round pick Collin Sexton (15.3 points), Tristan Thompson (12 points, 11.6 boards), Ante Zizic, Alec Burks (9.3 points), David Nwaba, Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson and Larry Nance Jr. are key components of the Cavs’ rotation. Cleveland is tied for 25th in the league by shooting 44.5 percent from the field.
The Cavaliers are 30th in the league in made threes with nine triples a night while ranking 10th in three point shooting by shooting 35.7 percent from downtown. Henson is still recovering from wrist surgery that likely has him sidelined until February.
Thompson suffered a foot sprain on December 10 against the Bucks and is expected to miss two to four weeks.