Cavaliers vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, November 23, 2022

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The Cleveland Cavaliers (11-6) head into a matchup as 7.5-point favorites over the Portland Trail Blazers (10-7) on November 23, 2022 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse as two of the league’s top marksmen meet. The Cavaliers’ Mitchell makes 3.8 3-pointers per game (third in league), while the Trail Blazers’ Simons hits 3.9 (second). The matchup’s over/under is 214.

How to bet Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -305 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +243 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 214 points.

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Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSOH
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Cavaliers vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Cavaliers are 11-6-0 this season. Cleveland has come away with nine wins in the 12 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Cavaliers games this year have gone over the point total nine times in 17 opportunities (52.9%).

In the Trail Blazers’ 17 games this year, they have 11 wins against the spread. Portland has a 7-5 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 58.3% of those games). The Trail Blazers have eclipsed the over/under 41.2% of the time this year (seven of 17 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Cavaliers

Cavaliers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 15 29.8 4.3 6 1.5 0.5 3.8
Darius Garland 11 23.9 2.1 7.8 1.5 0.3 3.3
Evan Mobley 17 15.3 8.4 2.5 0.9 1.4 0.1
Jarrett Allen 15 13.6 11.1 1.3 0.5 1.3 0
Caris LeVert 16 11.4 4.5 4.9 0.7 0.1 1.6

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Damian Lillard 11 26.3 4.3 7 0.5 0.3 3.4
Anfernee Simons 15 22.9 3.3 4.1 1.1 0.2 3.9
Jerami Grant 16 19.6 4.7 2.4 0.8 1 2.5
Jusuf Nurkic 14 13.6 10.1 2.2 0.7 0.6 0.6
Josh Hart 17 9.6 8.4 4 1.4 0.2 0.6
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Cavaliers: Dean Wade: Probable (Knee), Kevin Love: Questionable (Thumb), Caris LeVert: Out (Ankle), Dylan Windler: Out (Ankle), Ricky Rubio: Out (Knee)

Trail Blazers: Josh Hart: Probable (Ankle), Damian Lillard: Out (Calf), Keon Johnson: Out (Hip), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)

What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland ranks eighth in the NBA with 115.6 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks sixth with 108.2 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Cavaliers have played better when playing at home this season, putting up 117.3 points per game, compared to 114.1 per game away from home. The Cavaliers’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 114.5 points a contest compared to the 115.6 they’ve averaged this year.

With a 39.6% three-point percentage this season, Cleveland ranks second-best in the NBA. It ranks ninth in the league by sinking 12.5 threes per contest. This season, the Cavaliers have taken 63.3% two-pointers, accounting for 70% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 36.7% threes (30% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers

On offense Portland is the 21st-ranked team in the NBA (109.9 points per game). Defensively it is seventh (108.9 points conceded per game). The Trail Blazers average 114.3 points per game at home, and 106.1 away. Over their previous 10 games, the Trail Blazers are posting 107.1 points per contest, compared to their season average of 109.9.

Beyond the arc, Portland is 15th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.9). It is seventh in 3-point percentage at 37.8%. The Trail Blazers attempt 37.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 30.7% of the Trail Blazers’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 69.3% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Cavaliers, and we predict that Trail Blazers will cover the spread (Cavaliers -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 214 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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