Hawks vs Cavaliers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, February 24, 2023

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The Atlanta Hawks (29-30) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (38-24), with the matchup beginning at 7:30 PM ET from State Farm Arena on Friday, February 24, 2023. The Hawks are only 1-point favorites in the game. The matchup has a 227.5 point total.

How to bet Hawks vs. Cavaliers

Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -114 odds to pick up the win, while the Cavaliers are listed at -105 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.

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Hawks vs. Cavaliers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, February 24, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Arena: State Farm Arena

Hawks vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends

The Hawks have 26 wins against the spread in 59 games this year. Atlanta has been victorious in 18, or 56.2%, of the 32 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Hawks have gone over the point total in 51.6% of their opportunities this year (32 times in 62 games with a set point total).

The Cavaliers have played 62 games, with 33 wins against the spread. Cleveland has been the moneyline underdog 12 total times this season. The Land has finished 3-9 in those games. Cavaliers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 46.8% of the time (29 out of 62 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Hawks

Hawks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 52 26.7 2.9 10.3 1 0.2 2.2
Dejounte Murray 54 20.7 5.5 6.1 1.5 0.3 2
De’Andre Hunter 49 15.9 4.4 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.6
Bogdan Bogdanovic 34 14.6 3.4 3 0.9 0.3 2.7
Saddiq Bey 54 14.5 4.7 1.6 0.9 0.2 1.9

Cavaliers

Cavaliers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 51 27.2 4 4.8 1.5 0.4 3.6
Darius Garland 52 21.8 2.7 7.9 1.3 0.1 2.5
Evan Mobley 60 16 8.9 2.7 0.8 1.4 0.3
Jarrett Allen 55 14.7 9.9 1.7 0.8 1.2 0
Caris LeVert 56 11.8 3.9 4 0.8 0.3 1.5
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Hawks: John Collins: Out (Concussion)

Cavaliers: Ricky Rubio: Out (Injury Management)

What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta is posting 116.4 points per game (eighth-ranked in NBA) this year, while ceding 116.7 points per contest (21st-ranked). In home games, the Hawks are averaging 1.5 fewer points per game (115.6) than they are away from home (117.1). The Hawks have seen an uptick in scoring recently, racking up 118 points per game in their last 10 outings, 1.6 points more than the 116.4 they’ve scored this season.

Atlanta is averaging 10.5 threes per game (fourth-worst in NBA), and it sports a 34.7% three-point percentage (22nd-ranked). When it comes to shot breakdown, the Hawks have taken 67.1% two-pointers (accounting for 76.1% of the team’s buckets) and 32.9% three-pointers (23.9%).

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What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers

On offense Cleveland is the fifth-worst squad in the league (111.7 points per game). But defensively it is best (106.3 points conceded per game). The Cavaliers are scoring more points at home (113.4 per game) than on the road (109.9). The Cavaliers are putting up 112.7 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is one more than their average for the season (111.7).

Cleveland is 19th in the league in 3-pointers made (11.4 per game) and 12th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). The Cavaliers attempt 62.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.5% of the Cavaliers’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27.5% are 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this contest is the Cavaliers, and we project that Cavaliers will cover the spread (Hawks -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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