Cavaliers vs Suns NBA Preview (4/3/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 3, 2024 - Last Updated on April 5, 2024
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to play against the Phoenix Suns at 10:00 p.m. ET today. The game will take place at the Footprint Center in Phoenix and will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA odds favor the Suns with a -5.5 point spread and an over/under of 226.5. Cavaliers odds stand at +179, while Suns odds are at -219.

Cavs vs Suns pregame odds for Wednesday night

According to the latest pregame NBA betting odds for the Cavaliers vs Suns show a consistent point spread of -5.5 in favor of the Suns across multiple sportsbooks, with the over/under set around 226.5. Cavaliers odds show them as underdogs with moneyline values ranging from +180 to +194, while Suns odds position them as favorites with moneyline values from -225 to -235. Current odds at Massachusetts online sportsbooks are as follows:

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Cavaliers vs Suns.

Cavaliers vs Suns projected starting lineups (4/3/24)

Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Darius Garland
  • SG: Max Strus
  • SF: Caris LeVert
  • PF: Evan Mobley
  • C: Jarrett Allen

Phoenix Suns starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Devin Booker
  • SG: Bradley Beal
  • SF: Grayson Allen (game-time decision)
  • PF: Kevin Durant
  • C: Jusuf Nurkic

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Cavs vs Suns injuries for tonight’s game

Cavaliers: Donovan Mitchell (SG) is questionable for injury management. Ty Jerome (PG) is out with an ankle injury. Dean Wade (PF) is out with a knee injury. Isaac Okoro (SF) and Craig Porter Jr. (PG) are questionable due to a toe injury and illness, respectively.

Suns: Damion Lee (SG) is out with a knee injury. Grayson Allen (SF) is questionable due to a hip issue.

Team standings & stats for Wednesday’s game

This is the second time this season the Cavs and Suns will play. In mid-March, the Suns got the 117-111 win. Phoenix was able to cover the -6-point spread with the total going over the total points of 221. Here are the team stats ahead of tonight’s game.

Cleveland Cavaliers Team Stats

The Cleveland Cavaliers stand with 46-30, securing the 3rd spot in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Central Division. Their latest game against the Jazz ended in a 129-113 win, with a FG% of 54.1%, and a 3PT% of 41.0. The Cavs are 4-6 in their last 10 games, including a 118-111 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. For NBA bettors, the Cavs odds look promising, given their solid performance in points scored, assists, and rebounds throughout the season.

  • Points Per Game For: 112.8
  • Points Per Game Against: 109.8
  • FG%: 48.0
  • 3PT%: 36.7
  • Assists per game: 28.1
  • Rebounds per game: 43.5

Phoenix Suns Team Stats

With a record of 44-31, the Phoenix Suns are currently positioned 8th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific Division. Their recent 124-111 victory against the Pelicans showcased their offensive capabilities, with a FG% of 49.4 and a 3PT% of 38.3. Phoenix is 6-4 in its last 10 games, including 5-2 in the last seven. The Suns’ season averages highlight their strength, particularly in scoring and assists, making them a team to watch for those interested in Suns odds.

  • Points Per Game For: 116.8
  • Points Per Game Against: 114.0
  • FG%: 49.5
  • 3PT%: 38.1
  • Assists per game: 27.0
  • Rebounds per game: 44.3

Player Stats for Cavaliers vs Suns on Wednesday night

When healthy, the Cavs and Suns have players with stats that match each other. And as both teams are looking for wins as the NBA season winds down, those leaders become more important.

Cleveland Cavaliers stats ahead of tonight’s game

On the Cavaliers’ side, Caris LeVert led the team with a strong performance in their last outing. Here are the top Cavaliers players from their recent game:

  • Caris LeVert (SF): 26 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Jarrett Allen (C): 21 PTS, 12 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Evan Mobley (PF): 21 PTS, 7 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Sam Merrill (SG): 18 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Max Strus (SG): 15 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS

Throughout the season, the Cavaliers have shown depth and versatility. Here are Cleveland’s season leaders:

  • Donovan Mitchell (SG): 26.8 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 6.1 APG
  • Darius Garland (PG): 17.8 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 6.6 APG
  • Jarrett Allen (C): 16.4 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 2.7 APG
  • Evan Mobley (PF): 15.9 PPG, 9.7 RPG, 3.2 APG
  • Caris LeVert (SF): 13.8 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 5.3 APG

Phoenix Suns leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Suns are gearing up for their next challenge against the Cavaliers, showcasing a mix of performances in their recent game. Devin Booker stood out with an impressive scoring spree. Here are the top Suns players from their last game:

  • Devin Booker (SG): 52 PTS, 3 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Kevin Durant (PF): 20 PTS, 7 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 19 PTS, 19 RBS, 4 ASTS,
  • Bradley Beal (SG): 13 PTS, 9 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Grayson Allen (SF): 11 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS

For the season, the Suns have several players making significant contributions. That helped them get the win over Cleveland. Up next, The Suns host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Here are Phoenix’s season leaders:

  • Kevin Durant (PF): 27.5 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Devin Booker (SG): 27.4 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 6.9 APG
  • Bradley Beal (SG): 17.6 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Grayson Allen (SF): 13.4 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Eric Gordon (SG): 11.5 PPG, 1.9 RPG, 2.1 APG
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