The Cleveland Cavaliers (36-22) host the Chicago Bulls (26-29) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The contest starts at 8:00 PM ET and airs on NBCS. The Bulls are 6.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 220.5 points.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -244 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +199 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220.5 points.
Cavaliers vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 11, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Bulls Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Cavaliers are 32-25-1 this season. Cleveland has been victorious in 33, or 70.2%, of the 47 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Cavaliers have eclipsed the over/under in 47.3% of their opportunities this year (26 times in 55 games with a set point total).
The Bulls are 30-25-0 against the spread this season. Chicago has gone 14-17 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 45.2% of those games). Bulls games this season have eclipsed the over/under 41.8% of the time (23 out of 55 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Bulls Injury Report
Bulls: Patrick Williams: Probable (Ankle), Alex Caruso: Probable (Foot), Javonte Green: Out (Knee), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland has been led by its defense, as it ranks best in the NBA by surrendering just 106.2 points per game. It ranks 25th in the league in points scored (111.9 per contest). The Cavaliers score 114 points per game when playing at home, compared to 109.8 points per game away from home, a difference of 4.2 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Cavaliers have increased their output a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 113 points per contest over that span compared to the 111.9 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
With 11.6 threes per game, Cleveland ranks 19th in the NBA. It sports a 36.7% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks ninth in the league. The Cavaliers have taken 62.7% two-pointers and 37.3% threes this year. Of the team’s buckets, 72% are two-pointers and 28% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
In 2022-23, Chicago is 17th in the league on offense (114.2 points scored per game) and 16th defensively (113.9 points conceded). At home, the Bulls score 115.7 points per game. Away, they average 112.7. While the Bulls are averaging 114.2 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, producing 111.3 points per contest.
Beyond the arc, Chicago is third-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.5). It is ranked 13th in 3-point percentage at 36.2%. In 2022-23, the Bulls have taken 33.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 66.9% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 24.5% of the Bulls’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 75.5% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Cavaliers, and we predict that Cavaliers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 220.5 points.
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