Cavaliers vs. Pacers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Cavaliers vs. Pacers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Donovan Mitchell’s Cleveland Cavaliers (48-30) hit the court as double-digit favorites against the Indiana Pacers (34-44) on April 2, 2023. Cleveland is favored by 12 points. The game features a point total of 231.

Cavaliers vs. Pacers Odds

  • Cavaliers odds to win: -713
  • Pacers odds to win: +507
  • Spread: Cavaliers (-12)
  • Total: 231

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio
  • TV: BSOH and BSIN

Who Will Win Cavaliers vs. Pacers?

Cavaliers and Pacers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games they have played as at least 12-point favorites this season, the Cavaliers are 2-1 against the spread.

In games they have played as at least 12-point underdogs this season, the Pacers are 2-1 against the spread.

The Cavaliers and the Pacers combine to average 2.7 fewer points per game than the total of 231 set for this matchup.

Cleveland and Indiana have seen its opponents average a combined 5.0 fewer points per game than the point total of 231 set for this matchup.

The average point total in Cavaliers games this year is 11.7 fewer points than the over/under of 231 in this matchup.

The average over/under in Indiana’s games this year is 4.0 more points than the point total of 231 in this outing.

Cleveland has a 42-35-1 record against the spread this season.

The Pacers have gone 41-36-1 ATS this season.

Cavaliers Stats & Insights

The Cavaliers average 112.3 points per game (24th in the league) while allowing 107.0 per outing (first in the NBA). They have a +414 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 5.3 points per game.

The Cavaliers pull down 41.2 rebounds per game (25th in the league) compared to the 41.0 of their opponents.

Cleveland knocks down 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 11.4. It shoots 36.5% from deep while its opponents hit 37.0% from long range.

The Cavaliers’ 113.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 10th in the NBA, and the 108.0 points they allow per 100 possessions rank second in the league.

So far in 2022-23, the Cavaliers’ offense has been better at home, where they score 113.6 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 111.0 per game. On defense, they have been better at home, where they concede 104.9 points per game, versus road games, where they let opponents to average 109.1 per game.

Pacers Stats & Insights

The Pacers’ -240 scoring differential (being outscored by 3.0 points per game) is a result of putting up 116.0 points per game (11th in NBA) while giving up 119.0 per outing (29th in league).

Indiana averages 41.5 rebounds per game (24th in league) while conceding 45.2 per contest to opponents. It is outrebounded by 3.7 boards per game.

The Pacers make 13.6 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) at a 36.4% rate (14th in NBA), compared to the 12.4 per game their opponents make, at a 37.2% rate.

The Pacers rank 24th in the league averaging 110.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 25th, allowing 115.2 points per 100 possessions.

At home Indiana is putting up 118.8 points per game, 5.6 more than it is averaging away (113.2).

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Cavaliers this season is Mitchell (among active players), who averages 27.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game.

Darius Garland contributes with 21.7 points, 7.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds a game, and Evan Mobley adds 16.4 points, 2.8 assists and 9.0 rebounds per contest.

Mitchell makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Cavaliers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.6 per contest.

Mitchell averages 1.5 steals per game, while Mobley has 1.5 blocks per contest.

Pacers Key Players to Watch

Buddy Hield scores 16.9 points per game. He also contributes 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game this season.

This season, Myles Turner is averaging 18.0 points, 1.4 assists and 7.5 rebounds per game.

Hield makes 3.6 treys per game.

The Pacers’ defensive efforts get a boost from Hield (1.2 steals per game) and Turner (2.3 blocks per game).

Cavaliers vs. Pacers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Pacers (+ 12)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (231)

  • Prediction:
    Cavaliers 119 – Pacers 108

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