The Cleveland Cavaliers (34-22) are 10.5-point favorites against the Detroit Pistons (14-41) on February 8, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Pistons are struggling right now, having lost two in a row and going 2-8 during their past 10 games. A 221.5-point over/under has been set in the matchup.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. Pistons
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -547 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +407 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 221.5 points.
Cavaliers vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSOH
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Pistons Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have played 56 games, with 30 wins against the spread. Cleveland has been chosen as the favorite in 45 games this year and has walked away with the win 31 times (68.9%) in those games. Cavaliers games this year have hit the over on 25 of 55 set point totals.
Against the spread, the Pistons are 24-30-1 this year. Detroit has won 13 of the 52 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (25%). Pistons games this season have hit the over 54.5% of the time (30 out of 55 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Pistons Injury Report
Pistons: Marvin Bagley: Out (Hand), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Because of Cleveland’s offensive struggles this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 111.8 points per game, it has been forced to count on its defense, which ranks best in the league by giving up 106.5 points per game. Offensively the Cavaliers have performed better at home this year, averaging 114.1 points per game, compared to 109.5 per game on the road. On offense, the Cavaliers have picked up their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 112.7 points per contest over that span compared to the 111.8 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Cleveland is sinking 11.7 threes per game (19th-ranked in NBA) this season, while sporting a 36.9% three-point percentage (ninth-ranked). Of the shots attempted by the Cavaliers in 2022-23, 62.5% of them have been two-pointers (71.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 37.5% have been threes (28.4%).
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
On offense Detroit is the 24th-ranked squad in the NBA (112.3 points per game). On defense it is second-worst (119.7 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Pistons are scoring 2.3 more points per game at home (113.4) than on the road (111.1). While the Pistons are scoring 112.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their previous 10 games, amassing 111.8 points per contest.
Detroit is 16th in the league in 3-pointers made (11.9 per game) and 17th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). The Pistons take 38% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.9% of the Pistons’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 70.1% are 2-pointers.
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