The red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers (35-16) are hosting the Philadelphia 76ers (31-21) in an Eastern Conference showdown on Monday at 7 p.m. ET. For this game, SportsLine consensus lists the Cavaliers as 11-point favorites, while the over/under is 230 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).
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The model knows Cleveland guard Donovan Mitchell is the No. 1 offensive option. Mitchell has a secure jumper with the bounce to soar above the rim with ease. The 27-year-old ranks fifth in the NBA in scoring (28.2) with 5.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game. Mitchell has scored 25-plus points in eight of his last nine games.
The model also knows Philadelphia guard Tyrese Maxey now picks up a larger offensive role with Joel Embiid (knee) out. Maxey scores off the dribble constantly but has a solid court vision to get his teammates involved. The Kentucky product averages 25.7 points with a team-high 6.4 assists per game. In his last matchup, Maxey notched 28 points, nine boards and seven assists.
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