NBA DFS Matchup: Celtics-Cavaliers (2024-03-05)

This evening’s NBA DFS basketball showdown will see the leading Atlantic Division team, the Boston Celtics, take on the second-placed Central Division team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. The match is slated for 7:30 PM EST on Tuesday, March 5th, happening at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. The Celtics, under the coaching prowess of Joe Mazzulla, maintain an impressive away record of 29-3 and a total record of 48-12. However, three of their players will be missing in action. On the other hand, the Cavaliers, managed by J.B. Bickerstaff, hold a decent home record of 20-11 and an overall culmination of 39-21. Unfortunately, they’ll be down by six players for the game.

The following is a compilation of this season’s average stats as recorded this morning.

Celtics-Cavaliers NBA DFS Matchup

The Celtics enter the match holding 7,277 points, 2,828 rebounds, 1,585 assists, and shooting 48.7% from the field. The Cavaliers, on the other hand, bring in 6,861 points, 2,685 rebounds, 1,663 assists, with a field goal success rate of 48.1%.

Status & Injury Report

No. Player Name Team Status Issue
45 Donovan Mitchell Cleveland Cavaliers Out Soreness (Leg)
3 Caris LeVert Cleveland Cavaliers Day-To-Day Sprain (Arm)
13 Tristan Thompson Cleveland Cavaliers Suspension N/A
1 Max Strus Cleveland Cavaliers Out Strain (Leg)
35 Isaac Okoro Cleveland Cavaliers Day-To-Day Sprain (Arm)
2 Ty Jerome Cleveland Cavaliers Out Surgery (Leg)
8 Kristaps Porzingis Boston Celtics Day-To-Day Bruise (Leg)
7 Jaylen Brown Boston Celtics Day-To-Day Bruise (Leg)
88 Neemias Queta Boston Celtics Out Soreness (Leg)

Boston Celtics Roster

No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
0 Jayson Tatum
Small Forward Active $9,700 $10,000 39.89
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
34.2 2.5 3.5 0.7 8.0 4.4 23.0 7.2 1.1 2.3
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
8 Kristaps Porzingis
Center Day-To-Day $7,400 $8,200 37.46
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
31.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 6.9 4.0 19.7 7.8 0.7 1.7
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
4 Jrue Holiday
Point Guard Active $6,100 $7,100 33.94
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
33.1 1.5 6.4 0.5 6.4 2.0 16.2 4.2 1.4 2.7
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
42 Al Horford
Center Active $5,600 $5,600 32.45
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
31.9 0.8 3.3 1.2 5.5 1.5 13.2 8.0 0.8 1.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
7 Jaylen Brown
Shooting Guard Day-To-Day $7,700 $8,300 30.34
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
30.1 1.9 2.4 0.4 6.9 2.7 18.4 5.2 1.0 2.1
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
9 Derrick White
Point Guard Active $6,600 $7,800 26.08
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
27.2 1.6 4.0 0.9 4.2 2.2 12.2 3.4 0.8 1.3
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
26 Xavier Tillman
Forward Active $3,300 $4,100 16.74
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
17.6 0.2 1.4 0.5 2.6 0.7 6.1 4.2 0.9 0.7
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
12 Oshae Brissett
Small Forward Active N/A N/A 14.38
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
17.6 0.8 0.8 0.3 2.2 1.5 6.7 3.9 0.5 0.6
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
11 Payton Pritchard
Point Guard Active $3,600 $4,500 13.46
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
16.9 1.5 2.0 0.1 2.5 0.4 7.0 2.3 0.4 0.7
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
40 Luke Kornet
Center Active N/A N/A 12.63
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
13.7 0.6 0.9 0.8 1.9 0.5 4.9 2.9 0.3 0.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
30 Sam Hauser
Small Forward Active $3,500 $4,000 11.82
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
16.3 1.8 0.8 0.2 2.2 0.2 6.3 2.6 0.3 0.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
50 Svi Mykhailiuk
Shooting Guard Active N/A N/A 11.59
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
15.9 1.3 1.3 0.1 2.2 0.6 6.3 1.7 0.6 0.8
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
88 Neemias Queta
Center Out N/A N/A 10.86
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
10.0 0.0 0.4 0.6 1.7 0.6 4.0 3.3 0.3 0.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
44 Jaden Springer
Guard Active N/A N/A 8.18
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
8.9 0.2 0.8 0.3 1.2 0.6 3.2 1.4 0.6 0.6
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
27 Jordan Walsh
Guard Active N/A N/A 6.61
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
8.3 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.5 2.8 0.5 0.5
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
13 Drew Peterson
Forward Active N/A N/A 4.5
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
20 JD Davison
Shooting Guard Active N/A N/A 3.96
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
5.1 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.6 0.2 1.5 0.8 0.1 0.3

Cleveland Cavaliers Roster

No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
45 Donovan Mitchell
Shooting Guard Out N/A N/A 39.36
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
34.2 3.0 4.6 0.3 8.9 4.2 24.9 4.3 1.4 2.8
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
4 Evan Mobley
Power Forward Active $7,500 $8,000 35.9
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
33.5 0.3 2.8 1.6 6.4 2.5 15.7 9.0 0.8 1.9
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
10 Darius Garland
Point Guard Active $7,200 $7,600 32.32
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
33.8 2.2 6.6 0.1 6.8 2.7 18.5 2.6 1.2 3.1
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
31 Jarrett Allen
Center Active $7,300 $7,700 30.12
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
28.0 0.0 1.6 1.3 5.0 2.5 12.5 9.1 0.6 1.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
3 Caris LeVert
Shooting Guard Day-To-Day $5,500 $6,300 26.96
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
28.0 1.5 4.0 0.3 5.3 2.2 14.1 3.8 1.0 1.8
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
13 Tristan Thompson
Center Suspension N/A N/A 22.54
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
26.1 0.0 1.0 0.7 3.5 1.7 8.8 8.2 0.5 1.1
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
1 Max Strus
Shooting Guard Out N/A N/A 18.69
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
25.3 2.3 2.1 0.2 3.7 0.8 10.5 3.2 0.5 0.9
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
35 Isaac Okoro
Small Forward Day-To-Day $4,300 $5,000 17.13
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
27.4 0.9 1.7 0.4 3.0 1.5 8.4 2.9 0.8 0.9
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
2 Ty Jerome
Shooting Guard Out N/A N/A 14.36
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
17.3 1.1 2.6 0.1 2.6 0.7 7.0 1.8 0.6 0.8
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
9 Craig Porter
Guard Active N/A $4,300 14.26
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
13.8 0.2 2.6 0.3 2.5 0.9 6.1 2.3 0.5 0.9
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
32 Dean Wade
Power Forward Active $3,200 $4,000 12.71
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
18.9 1.1 0.9 0.3 1.8 0.4 5.1 3.3 0.6 0.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
30 Damian Jones
Center Active N/A N/A 12.19
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
13.8 0.1 0.7 0.7 1.9 1.0 4.9 3.2 0.3 0.6
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
20 Georges Niang
Small Forward Active $3,300 $3,800 11.41
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
16.3 1.5 0.9 0.1 2.4 0.4 6.8 2.3 0.3 0.6
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
5 Sam Merrill
Shooting Guard Active $4,100 $4,800 9.85
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
12.2 1.6 1.1 0.0 2.0 0.2 5.8 1.5 0.3 0.3
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
15 Isaiah Mobley
Forward Active N/A N/A 6.35
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
6.5 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.9 0.3 2.4 1.5 0.3 0.1
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
21 Emoni Bates
Forward Active N/A N/A 4.7
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
7.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.1 1.8 1.0 0.1 0.1
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
00 Sharife Cooper
Guard Active N/A N/A 1.18
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
3.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.4
No. Player Position Status DraftKings Salary FanDuel Salary FPPG
8 Pete Nance
Forward Active N/A N/A 0
MPG 3PM APG BPG FGM FTM PPG RPB SPG TOPG
2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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