NBA 2021 Live: Cavaliers vs Rockets Preview, Team News, Predicted Line-Ups and CLE vs HOU Dream11 Prediction. The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Houston Rockets on Thursday, December 16th at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
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Houston is 9-18 overall and 2-12 on the road, while the Cavaliers are 17-12 overall and 8-7 at home. Cleveland has won four games in a row. On the other hand, the Rockets averted losing for the third time in a row on Monday. Every NBA franchise represents a unique viewpoint.
You can watch the game on the NBA App if you have an NBA League Pass membership, and it will also be aired nationally on TNT. Let’s take a look at the most recent team news as well as our Dream11 picks for the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets clash.
Team news and injuries
Kevin Porter Jr. (left thigh contusion) and Jalen Green (left hamstring strain) are out indefinitely, in addition to Gordon and perhaps Wood due to back-to-back considerations. Houston will also be without veteran player Danuel House Jr. (left ankle sprain) and guard John Wall, who has not played this season due to a pre-season mutual agreement.
Collin Sexton (left knee meniscal tear) is out for the Cavaliers, while rookie big man Evan Mobley (right hip stiffness) is doubtful.
Cavaliers vs Rockets preview
On Monday, Cleveland defeated the Miami Heat 105-94. Kevin Love finished with 23 points and nine rebounds on 5-for-8 shooting from outside the arc. He came off the bench to score all 23 of his points. Jarrett Allen led the team with 17 points and eight rebounds. In their last eight victories, the Cavaliers have won by at least ten points. With a.962 free throw percentage, Love leads the NBA. In his last three games, Darius Garland has racked up 30 assists.
Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets defeated the Atlanta Hawks 132-126 on Monday. After three quarters, the Rockets had overcome a 101-88 deficit. Eric Gordon finished with 32 points on a 5-for-8 shooting from downtown. Due to a groin injury, he will miss the game on Wednesday. On Monday, D.J. Augustin poured in 16 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter. This season, the Rockets have been outscored by an average of 5.7 points per game.
Cavaliers vs Rockets Head to Head record
During the regular season, the Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets played 134 games, with the Cavaliers winning 47 games and the Rockets winning 87. The Cavaliers have won three of their last five meetings with the Rockets.
Cavaliers vs Rockets Predicted Lineups
Point Guard: Eric Gordon, Shooting Guard: Armoni Brooks, Small Forward: Garrison Mathews, Fast Forward: Jae’Sean Tate, Center: Christian Wood
G – Darius Garland | G – Isaac Okoro | F – Lauri Markkanen | F – Evan Mobley | C – Jarrett Allen
Cavaliers vs Rockets Dream11 Team
Point Guard – K. Lowry, E. Gordon
Shooting Guard – A. Brooks, I. Okoro
Small Forward – G. Mathews, L. Markkanen
Power Forward – E. Mobley
Center – J. Allen
Disclaimer: The aforementioned Dream11 team and prediction are based on our own research and analysis. We do not guarantee any success on the selection of these players in your team.