Cleveland takes residence win streak into matchup with Los Angeles


In Cleveland, Los Angeles is trying to continue its three-game home winning streak.

The Cavaliers went 5-3 at home. Cleveland is third in the NBA with 53 points in the Andre Drummond-led suit averaging 14.9.

The Lakers left home 9-0. Los Angeles recovers an average of 47.6 rebounds per game and stands 3-1 when beaten by opponents.

Matchup Monday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMER: Collin Sexton scores an average of 25.5 points and four assists for the Cavaliers. Drummond averages 17.2 points and 13.2 rebounds while shooting 44.2% in the last 10 games for Cleveland.

Dennis Schroder averages 13.8 points and 3.9 rebounds for the Lakers. Montrezl Harrell has averaged 0.8 assists and 14.2 points in their last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Cavaliers: 4-6, averaging 102 points, 42.6 rebounds, 23 assists, 9.2 steals, and 4.9 blocks per game while 44.1% is shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 110.8 points at 48.0% shooting.

Lakers: 8-2, averaging 112.4 points, 47 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.3 steals, and 6.9 blocks per game while 47.7% are shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 103.2 points at 45.0% shooting.

INJURIES: Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova: out (concussion), Kevin Love: out (calf), Larry Nance Jr. (wrist).

Lakers: LeBron James: day to day (left ankle), Anthony Davis: day to day (right ankle), Kostas Antetokounmpo: out (knee), Jared Dudley: out (calf).