Cavaliers vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Cavaliers vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NBA Predictions

Donovan Mitchell and the Cleveland Cavaliers (45-28) will look to fend off Mikal Bridges’ Brooklyn Nets (39-32) on March 21, 2023. The Cavaliers are a 4-point favorite. The point total for the game is 218.5.

Cavaliers vs. Nets Odds

  • Cavaliers odds to win: -174
  • Nets odds to win: +147
  • Spread: Cavaliers (-4)
  • Total: 218.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: NBA TV, YES, and BSOH

Who Will Win Cavaliers vs. Nets?

Cavaliers and Nets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Cavaliers are 23-14-1 against the spread when favored by 4 points or more this season.

The Nets have a 12-3 record against the spread when an underdog by 4 points or more this year.

The Cavaliers and Nets average 7.1 more points between them than the total of 218.5 for this game.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.9 more points per game (219.4) than this game’s total of 218.5 points.

The average point total for Cavaliers games this season is 0.3 more points than the over/under of 218.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for Brooklyn this year is 7.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Cleveland’s ATS record is 39-33-1 this season.

The Nets are 38-33-0 against the spread this year.

Cavaliers Stats & Insights

The Cavaliers average 112.2 points per game (25th in the league) while giving up 106.6 per contest (first in the NBA). They have a +405 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 5.6 points per game.

The 41.4 rebounds per game the Cavaliers average rank 25th in the league. Their opponents pull down 40.8 per outing.

Cleveland makes 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league), while its opponents have made 11.4 on average.

The Cavaliers’ 113.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 10th in the NBA, and the 107.6 points they allow per 100 possessions rank first in the league.

The Cavaliers’ offense has been much better at home (113.7 PPG) compared to their play on the road (110.6 PPG). Similarly, their defense has been better at home (104.6 PPG allowed) compared to away games (108.6 PPG allowed).

Nets Stats & Insights

The Nets put up 113.4 points per game (19th in league) while allowing 112.8 per contest (12th in NBA). They have a +37 scoring differential.

Brooklyn loses the rebound battle by 5.1 boards on average. It records 40.2 rebounds per game, 29th in the league, while its opponents pull down 45.3.

The Nets connect on 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league), while their opponents have made 12.1 on average.

The Nets’ 114.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank sixth in the NBA, and the 112.3 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 18th in the league.

Brooklyn scores 113.5 points per game at home, and 113.2 away.

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

The Cavaliers active scoring leader is Mitchell, who averages 27.4 per contest to go with 4.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists.

Darius Garland contributes with 22 points, 7.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds a game, and Evan Mobley adds 16.2 points, 2.7 assists and 8.9 rebounds per matchup.

Mitchell leads active Cavaliers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 3.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Mitchell picks up 1.5 takeaways per game, while Mobley compiles 1.4 rejections per contest.

Nets Key Players to Watch

Bridges puts up 19.2 points per game. He also contributes 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this season.

This season, Nicolas Claxton has a statline that includes 12.6 points, 1.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds per game.

Spencer Dinwiddie averages 2.4 made threes per game.

The Nets’ defensive efforts get a boost from Bridges (1.1 steals per game) and Claxton (2.5 blocks per game).

Cavaliers vs. Nets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Nets (+ 4)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (218.5)

  • Prediction:
    Cavaliers 112 – Nets 111

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