Cleveland Cavaliers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

Two of the NBA’s best scorers face off when Donovan Mitchell (ninth, 28.3 PPG) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (30-20) visit Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (fifth, 30.8 PPG) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (23-25) on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSOK and BSOH. The Cavaliers are 1.5-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is set at 222.5.

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Cavaliers vs. Thunder Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, January 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSOK and BSOH
  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Arena: Paycom Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Cavaliers (-118)
  • Spread: Cavaliers (-1.5)
  • Total: 222.5

Cavaliers vs. Thunder Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Cavaliers have covered the spread in a game 26 times this season (26-23-1).
  • Cleveland is 21-16-1 ATS when playing as at least 1.5-point favorites.
  • This season, Cavaliers games have hit the over 23 times out of 48 chances.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the current 222.5-point total in 20 of 50 games this season.
  • The average total in Cavaliers games this season is 218.5, four points fewer than Friday’s over/under of 222.5.
  • The Thunder have covered the spread 31 times this season (31-17-0).
  • Oklahoma City is 25-9 ATS when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • Thunder games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 26 times this year.
  • In 75% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (36/48), the teams combined to score more than Friday’s over/under of 222.5 points.
  • The 232.9 PPG average total in Thunder games this season is 10.4 points more than this game’s over/under.

Cavaliers vs. Thunder Statistics and Rankings

Cavaliers Rank Cavaliers AVG Thunder AVG Thunder Rank
26th 111.5 Points Scored 116.9 7th
1st 107 Points Allowed 116 20th
23rd 42.3 Rebounds 44.1 11th
20th 9.8 Off. Rebounds 11.5 10th
19th 11.5 3pt Made 12.1 13th
22nd 24.1 Assists 24.6 18th
9th 13.2 Turnovers 13.2 9th

Cavaliers vs. Thunder Stats and Trends

  • The Cavaliers have covered the spread six times in their last 10 contests while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
  • Cleveland’s last 10 contests saw four go over the total.
  • Cleveland’s last 10 games have ended with an average of 221.4 points scored. That’s 1.1 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Cavaliers have scored 0.3 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Thunder have gone 7-3 over their last 10 contests, with a 9-1 record against the spread during that span.
  • Five of Oklahoma City’s past 10 games have gone over the total.
  • Oklahoma City’s average total over the last 10 games is 10.6 points greater than the 222.5 total given for this matchup.
  • During the last 10 games, the Thunder are averaging three more points than their season average of 116.9 PPG.

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