A matchup between a pair of the league’s strongest defensive squads will see the Cleveland Cavaliers (30-21) play as 10-point favorites against the Los Angeles Clippers (28-24) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on January 29, 2023. The Cavaliers are first in points conceded per game (107.1), and the Clippers are third (110.5). The point total for the contest is set at 214.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. Clippers
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -487 odds to pick up the win, while the Clippers are listed at +369 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 214 points.
Cavaliers vs. Clippers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 29, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSOH
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Clippers Betting Trends
In the Cavaliers’ 51 games this season, they have 26 wins against the spread. Cleveland has been the favorite in 40 games this season and has come away with the win 27 times (67.5%) in those contests. Cavaliers games this year have hit the over on 23 of 52 set point totals.
The Clippers have 26 wins against the spread in 52 games this season. Los Angeles has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (7-14). Clippers games this season have hit the over on 22 of 52 set point totals (42.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Clippers Injury Report
Clippers: Marcus Morris: Out (Ribs), Robert Covington: Out (Personal), John Wall: Out (Abdominal)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland has had to rely on its defense, which ranks best in the NBA (107.1 points allowed per game), as it ranks fifth-worst in the league offensively with just 111.3 points per contest. When playing at home, the Cavaliers are posting 5.1 more points per game (113.9) than they are in road games (108.8). The Cavaliers have been putting up 110.6 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 111.3 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
With 11.4 three-pointers per game, Cleveland is 19th in the NBA. It owns a 36.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 13th in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Cavaliers have taken 62.7% two-pointers (accounting for 72% of the team’s buckets) and 37.3% from beyond the arc (28%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Offensively Los Angeles is the third-worst team in the NBA (110.9 points per game). But on defense it is third-best (110.5 points conceded per game). At home, the Clippers score 107.6 points per game. On the road, they average 114. The Clippers are putting up 118.4 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 7.5 more than their average for the season (110.9).
In 2022-23 Los Angeles is 10th in the league in 3-point makes (12.8 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (38.2%). The Clippers attempt 39.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 31.9% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 60.6% of their shots, with 68.1% of their makes coming from there.
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