The Cleveland Cavaliers (13-8) host the Philadelphia 76ers (12-9) on November 30, 2022 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavaliers are favorites, by 3.5 points, in a matchup featuring two of the NBA’s best defensive teams — the Cavaliers are second (107 points allowed per game), and the 76ers are first (105.8). The over/under for the matchup is set at 209.5 points.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. 76ers
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -158 odds to pick up the win, while the 76ers are listed at +135 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 209.5 points.
Cavaliers vs. 76ers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. 76ers Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have played 21 games, with 13 wins against the spread. Cleveland has won in 11, or 78.6%, of the 14 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Cavaliers games this year have hit the over on 10 of 21 set point totals.
Against the spread, the 76ers are 13-8-0 this year. Philadelphia is 6-4 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 60% of those games). 76ers games this season have hit the over 42.9% of the time (nine out of 21 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. 76ers Injury Report
76ers: Matisse Thybulle: Probable (Ankle), PJ Tucker: Probable (Ankle), Joel Embiid: Probable (Foot), Jaden Springer: Out (Quadricep), Tyrese Maxey: Out (Foot), James Harden: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland has been led by its defense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by giving up just 107 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (112.9 per contest). When playing at home, the Cavaliers are averaging seven more points per game (116.9) than they are in away games (109.9). The Cavaliers have been scoring 108.8 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 112.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
Cleveland ranks fourth-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38%. It ranks 14th in the league by making 12 treys per contest. Of the shots attempted by the Cavaliers in 2022-23, 63% of them have been two-pointers (70.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 37% have been threes (29.6%).
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
In 2022-23, Philadelphia is 24th in the NBA offensively (109.4 points scored per game) and best on defense (105.8 points conceded). At home, the 76ers average 107.7 points per game. Away, they score 111.8. The 76ers are averaging 110 points per contest over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 109.4.
In 2022-23, Philadelphia is 12th in the league in 3-point makes (12.1 per game) and seventh in 3-point percentage (37.5%). The 76ers take 39.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 30.8% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 60.9% of their shots, with 69.2% of their makes coming from there.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Cavaliers, and we project that 76ers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 209.5 points.
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