Cleveland Cavaliers vs Phoenix Suns Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Phoenix Suns (20-20) are underdogs (by 4.5 points) to stop a three-game home losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (25-15) on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. The point total is set at 217.5 for the matchup.

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Cavaliers vs. Suns Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSAZ and BSOH
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Cavaliers (-189)
  • Spread: Cavaliers (-4.5)
  • Total: 217.5

Cavaliers vs. Suns Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Cavaliers have covered the spread 20 times in 40 games with a set spread.
  • In games it has played as 4.5-point favorites or more, Cleveland has an ATS record of 9-5-1.
  • Cavaliers games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 19 times this season.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the current 217.5-point total in 20 of 40 games (50%) this season.
  • Cavaliers games this season feature an average total of 218.3 points, a number 0.8 points higher than Sunday’s over/under.
  • The Suns have registered a 20-20-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Phoenix is a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • Suns games have gone over the total 18 times this year.
  • In 65% of Phoenix’s games this season (26/40), the teams combined to score more than Sunday’s total of 217.5 points.
  • The 224.1 PPG average total in Suns games this season is 6.6 points more than this game’s over/under.

Cavaliers vs. Suns Statistics and Rankings

Cavaliers Rank Cavaliers AVG Suns AVG Suns Rank
25th 111.5 Points Scored 113.1 16th
1st 106.8 Points Allowed 111 7th
20th 42.8 Rebounds 43 18th
18th 9.9 Off. Rebounds 11.9 7th
18th 11.6 3pt Made 12.9 8th
23rd 23.5 Assists 26.6 6th
10th 13.4 Turnovers 13 6th

Cavaliers vs. Suns Stats and Trends

  • The Cavaliers have covered the spread three times in their past 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • Cleveland’s last 10 contests saw seven hit the over.
  • Cleveland’s last 10 outings have ended with an average of 219.3 points scored. That’s 1.8 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Cavaliers have scored 1.7 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Suns are 4-6 against the spread and 2-8 overall in their last 10 contests.
  • In its past 10 contests, Phoenix has hit the over four times.
  • Phoenix’s average total over the last 10 games is 4.6 points greater than the 217.5 total given for this matchup.
  • During their last 10 games, the Suns’ points per game average is 106.3, 6.8 points lower per game than their season-long scoring average.

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