The Cleveland Cavaliers (31-22) host the Memphis Grizzlies (32-19) on February 2, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavaliers are strongly favored, by six points, in a matchup featuring two of the NBA’s best defensive squads. The matchup’s point total is set at 222.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -242 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +198 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 222 points.
Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, February 2, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends
In the Cavaliers’ 53 games this year, they have 27 wins against the spread. Cleveland has been victorious in 28, or 66.7%, of the 42 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Cavaliers games this year have gone over the total in 24 out of 51 opportunities (47.1%).
The Grizzlies have 24 wins against the spread in 51 games this year. Memphis has gone 1-8 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 11.1% of those games). Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 23 times in 51 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||35||16.5||6.7||0.9||1||3.3||1.5|
Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies Injury Report
Grizzlies: John Konchar: Out (Concussion), Steven Adams: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Because of Cleveland’s offensive struggles this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 111.2 points per game, it has been forced to rely on its defense, which ranks best in the league by ceding 106.8 points per game. The Cavaliers are posting 113.6 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are averaging 108.8 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Cavaliers have been scoring 109.2 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 111.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
With 11.6 treys per game, Cleveland is 19th in the NBA. It owns a 36.5% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 12th in the league. The Cavaliers have taken 62.5% two-pointers and 37.5% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 71.7% are two-pointers and 28.3% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
At 116.6 points scored per game and 112.5 points conceded, Memphis is sixth in the league on offense and 10th defensively. In 2022-23 the Grizzlies are averaging 5.6 more points per game at home (119.4) than away (113.8). In their previous 10 games, the Grizzlies are scoring 115.6 points per contest, one fewer point than their season average (116.6).
Memphis makes 11.3 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.2% from beyond the arc, ranking 20th and 24th, respectively, in the NBA. The Grizzlies attempt 35.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26% of the Grizzlies’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 74% are 2-pointers.
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