So now both conference finals series are tied at 2-2. Boston went 2-0 at home, but 0-2 on the road against Cleveland. They are back home for Game 5 after the Cavs beat the Celtics, 111-102 on Monday.
LeBron James scored 40 points on Monday for the second time this series. Kevin love averaged just 11 points on 7-of-24 shooting in their two wins and is averaging 19.5 points in Cleveland’s two losses in Boston. He’s shooting just 37.5 percent in this series.
Boston won its two games by an average of 19 points but lost by an average of 19.5 points on the road. Jaylen Brown is averaging 20.3 points per game in this series for the C’s.
Three of the four games have gone under in this series. Boston has held Cleveland to an average of 88.5 points per game at home in this series. The Cavs are 14-6 Under the last 20 after an ATS win. Boston is 10-3 Under their last 10 at home against Cleveland and 4-0 Under their last when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.