Toronto Raptors (40-32) welcome Cleveland Cavaliers (41-31) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 5:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: Match Details
Date: Friday, March 25, 2022
Time: 5:00 AM IST OR 7:30 PM ET (March 24)
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto
Toronto Raptors have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWLWL). They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Cleveland Cavaliers have also been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WLWWL). They are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
The Raptors currently sit in seventh place in the Eastern Conference. While the Cavaliers are positioned one place above them, in sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on March 6, 2022 and it ended in a 104-96 win for the Cavaliers in Cleveland. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Toronto Raptors– Pascal Siakam
Pascal Siakam is averaging 22.0 points (most), 8.3 rebounds (most) and 5.1 assists (second-most) over 59 games with Toronto this season.
Siakam put up team-high 22 points in their last game, against Chicago Bulls.
However, he also has the highest Fouls (3.3) and Turnovers (2.7) per game for the Raptors, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Cleveland Cavaliers– Darius Garland
Darius Garland is averaging 21.4 points (most) and 8.6 assists (most) over 58 games with Cleveland this season.
Garland also has the second-most Steals per game (1.2) for the Cavaliers.
However, he also has the highest Turnovers per game (3.9) for his team, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: Key Points
- Toronto are 17-16 at home, while the Cavaliers are 18-18 away.
- Cleveland have won each of the last 3 regular season games between the two.
- In their most recent head-to-head, Pascal Siakam (22P) and Darius Garland (10A) were the game-leaders in Points and Assists respectively.
- The Cavaliers’ Jarrett Allen is out indefinitely with a fractured finger.
- Fred VanVleet of the Raptors has made the third most 3-pointers (220) this NBA season.
Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: Match Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Toronto Raptors, especially because of the potential absentees in the Cleveland dugout.
Predicted Winner: Toronto Raptors
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