The Cleveland Cavaliers (17-10) and the San Antonio Spurs (8-18) square off at AT&T Center in a matchup on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 8:30 PM ET on KENS. The Cavaliers are 9.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 220.
How to bet Cavaliers vs. Spurs
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs 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 -426 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +332 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220 points.
Cavaliers vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, December 12, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: KENS
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Cavaliers vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have played 27 games, with 16 wins against the spread. Cleveland has been the favorite in 20 games this season and has come away with the win 15 times (75%) in those contests. Cavaliers games this year have hit the over 10 times in 26 opportunities (38.5%).
Against the spread, the Spurs are 11-15-0 this year. San Antonio has a 7-17 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 29.2% of those games). Spurs games this season have gone over the total in 11 of 26 opportunities (42.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Spurs Injury Report
Spurs: Jeremy Sochan: Questionable (Quadricep), Keita Bates-Diop: Out (Foot), Jakob Poeltl: Out (Knee), Blake Wesley: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland owns a top-five defense this season, ranking best in the league with 104.8 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 20th with 110.9 points scored per contest. When playing at home, the Cavaliers are scoring 6.1 more points per game (113.8) than they are in road games (107.7). The Cavaliers have seen a decrease in scoring lately, racking up 102.8 points per game in their last 10 contests, 8.1 points fewer than the 110.9 they’ve scored this year.
This season, Cleveland is draining 11.9 treys per game (14th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 37.3% (seventh-ranked) from downtown. In terms of shot breakdown, the Cavaliers have taken 62.5% two-pointers (accounting for 70.6% of the team’s baskets) and 37.5% threes (29.4%).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
On offense San Antonio is the 25th-ranked team in the NBA (110 points per game). On defense it is the worst (120.4 points conceded per game). At home, the Spurs score 110 points per game. On the road, they average 110.1. Over their last 10 games, the Spurs are averaging 106.9 points per game, compared to their season average of 110.
In 2022-23, San Antonio is 20th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.5 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (33.9%). The Spurs attempt 37.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 27.4% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 62.6% of their shots, with 72.6% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Cavaliers, and we project that Spurs will cover the spread (Cavaliers -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 220 points.
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