The Cleveland Cavaliers are hosting the Houston Rockets in one of the NBA games on Tuesday, start time at 6:00 PM ET, at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Cleveland Cavaliers (3-0) are coming from a 105-99 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday in which LeBron James scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 20 points. Kevin Love also had 19 points and five rebounds while J.R. Smith contributed 16 points.
On the season, Irving leads in points with 25.0 per game. Tristan Thompson leads in rebounds with 9.3 while James averages 10.0 assists per game. Iman Shumpert averages 2.0 assists while Kevin Love leads in assists with 1.0 per game. The Cavaliers are averaging 105.3 points, 43.7 rebounds and 22.7 assists per game. Defensively, the Cavaliers are yielding 92.7 points against the opposing teams.
The Houston Rockets (2-1) are coming from 93-92 win in which James Harden delivered a free throw with 0.1 seconds left against the Dallas Mavericks. Harden posted 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Rockets. Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson each had 14 points to compliment Harden.
On the season, Harden averages 29.3 points, 10.7 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game. Clint Capela leads in rebounds with 9.3 and in blocks with 1.3 per game. Trevor Ariza averages 1.7 steals per game. The Rockets are averaging 104.3 points, 42.0 rebounds and 22.0 assists per game. Defensively, the Rockets are yielding 103.3 points per game against the opposing teams.
Cavaliers vs Rockets game schedule info:
Date: November 1, 2016
Start Time: 6:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: NBA TV
Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -9.0 Cleveland, 217.5 O/U
Prediction: Cleveland wins but not against the spread