The Cleveland Cavaliers (8-4) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (5-8) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, beginning at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday, November 13, 2022. The Timberwolves are slight, 1-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 221 points for this matchup.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -125 odds to pick up the win, while the Timberwolves are listed at +105 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 221 points.
Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, November 13, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSOH
- Location: Cleveland, Ohio
- Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Cavaliers have played 12 games, with eight wins against the spread. Cleveland has been victorious in six of the eight contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Cavaliers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 53.8% of the time (seven out of 13 games with a set point total).
In the Timberwolves’ 13 games this season, they have four wins against the spread. Minnesota has lost all three of the games it has been the moneyline underdog this season. Timberwolves games this year have gone over the total in four of 13 opportunities (30.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves Injury Report
Cavaliers: Dean Wade: Questionable (Knee), Donovan Mitchell: Questionable (Ankle), Jarrett Allen: Questionable (Ankle), Dylan Windler: Out (Ankle), Ricky Rubio: Out (Knee)
Timberwolves: Naz Reid: Out (Illness), Eric Paschall: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland ranks 10th in the NBA with 115.3 points per game so far this season. At the other end, it ranks sixth with 107.3 points allowed per game. When playing at home, the Cavaliers are posting 2.3 fewer points per game (113.8) than they are in road games (116.1).
Cleveland ranks second-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39%. It ranks 11th in the league by draining 12.8 treys per contest. Of the shots attempted by the Cavaliers in 2022-23, 62.6% of them have been two-pointers (69.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 37.4% have been from beyond three-point land (30.7%).
What you need to know about the Minnesota Timberwolves
Offensively Minnesota is the 14th-ranked team in the NBA (113.2 points per game). Defensively it is 21st (115.6 points conceded per game). The Timberwolves are putting up more points at home (116.3 per game) than away (106).
Beyond the arc, Minnesota is 21st in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.2). It is fourth-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.6%. The Timberwolves take 38.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 61.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.6% of the Timberwolves’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.4% are 2-pointers.
Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this contest is the Cavaliers, and we predict that Cavaliers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 221 points.
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