Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Cavaliers versus the Thunder? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSO. The game will be played at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK. In this non-conference matchup, the Cavaliers are the betting favorite against the Thunder. The over/under for the game is 229.5 points.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder +2.5
This game will be played at Paycom Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-109 in favor of the Cavaliers.
- Our projections have Donovan Mitchell finishing with Donovan Mitchell points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Cavaliers Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?
Today, the Cavaliers are entering the action with an overall record of 3-4 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. In away games this season, the Cavaliers have put together a 2-1 record, whereas they have a 1-3 record when playing at home.
Cleveland’s ATS record sits below .500 (2-5). On the road, the Cavaliers have an ATS record of 1-2, as opposed to a 1-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their latest game, the Cavaliers offense put up 115 points against the Warriors. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.4% and made 11 threes. The top scorer for the Cavaliers was Donovan Mitchell with 31 points, while Darius Garland also chipped in with 24 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Cavaliers’ defense is giving up an average of 109.9 points per contest. In the current season, the Cavaliers defense has excelled, sitting 11thth in the NBA by allowing 109.9 points per game.
Will Oklahoma City Win at Home?
Today’s game is crucial for the Thunder, as they seek to avoid falling back to .500, having a record of 4-3 through seven games. This season, when playing on the road, the Thunder have a 2-0 record, while their record at home is 2-3.
Oklahoma City currently has an ATS record of 5-2, placing them above .500 against the spread. During this season, Oklahoma City has a 2-1 record against the spread as favorites and 3-1 as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Thunder offense tallied 126 points in a matchup against the Hawks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.9%, and they made 14 threes. The top scorer for the Thunder was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 30 points, while Jalen Williams also chipped in with 21 points.
At this time, the Thunder’s defense is positioned 23rdth in the NBA, permitting 116.7 points per game. So far this season, the Thunder defense has been performing well, ranking 23rdth in the NBA at 116.7 points allowed per contest.