The Cleveland Cavaliers (9-6) host the Miami Heat (7-9) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, November 20, 2022. The Heat are 9.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 213 points.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -450 odds to pick up the win, while the Heat are listed at +348 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 213 points.
Cavaliers vs. Heat Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, November 20, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSOH
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Heat Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have played 15 games, with nine wins against the spread. Cleveland has been the favorite in 10 games this season and has come away with the win seven times (70%) in those contests. Cavaliers games this year have gone over the total in nine out of 16 opportunities (56.2%).
In the Heat’s 16 games this season, they have four wins against the spread. Miami has been listed as the moneyline underdog a total of four times this season, and it has lost all of those games. Heat games this year have hit the over eight times in 16 opportunities (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Heat Injury Report
Cavaliers: Dean Wade: Out (Knee), Kevin Love: Doubtful (Thumb), Dylan Windler: Out (Ankle), Ricky Rubio: Out (Knee)
Heat: Gabe Vincent: Questionable (Knee), Duncan Robinson: Doubtful (Hand), Jimmy Butler: Out (Knee), Bam Adebayo: Questionable (Knee), Dewayne Dedmon: Questionable (Foot), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Udonis Haslem: Out (Personal), Tyler Herro: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Offensively, Cleveland is averaging 115.9 points per game (eighth-ranked in league). It is giving up 110.1 points per contest at the other end of the court (10th-ranked). The Cavaliers average 118.5 points per game in home games, compared to 114.1 points per game in away games, a difference of 4.4 points per contest. The Cavaliers have been putting up 115.3 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 115.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
With a 39.5% three-point percentage this season, Cleveland ranks second-best in the NBA. It ranks ninth in the league by sinking 12.7 three-pointers per contest. Of the shots attempted by the Cavaliers in 2022-23, 63.4% of them have been two-pointers (69.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.6% have been threes (30.5%).
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
Miami puts up 110 points per game and give up 109.9, ranking them 21st in the NBA offensively and seventh defensively. The Heat score 110.9 points per game at home, and 108.5 on the road. The Heat have fared better offensively in their past 10 games, generating 111.7 points per contest, 1.7 more than their season average of 110.
With 12.3 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.4% from downtown, Miami is 13th and 20th in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. The Heat take 41.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 31.7% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 58.4% of their shots, with 68.3% of their makes coming from there.
Cavaliers vs. Heat Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Cavaliers, and we predict that Heat will cover the spread (Cavaliers -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 213 points.
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