Looking to win big? The Cavaliers and Kings face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Kings are hosting the game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. The Cavaliers come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 223.5 points.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS VS SACRAMENTO KINGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -2.5
This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 10:00 ET on Monday, November 13th.
WHY BET THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-107 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 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can Cleveland Deliver Being Favored on the Road?
The Cavaliers head into today’s action with an overall record of 4-5 and have gone 2-1 over their previous three games. Across nine games, the Cavaliers have a 2-3 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 2-2 record in non-conference games.
Cleveland comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-6 so far this season. As the favorite this season, Cleveland is 1-4 vs. the spread while going 2-2 as the underdog.
The Cavaliers are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 118 points vs. the Warriors. This figure is more than their season average of 109.7 points per game. Leading the Cavaliers in scoring vs. the Warriors was Caris LeVert with his 22 points. Donovan Mitchell also added 21 points for the Cavaliers.
Cleveland’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 111.9 points per game.
The Cavaliers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Warriors offense to just 43% shooting. Overall, they gave up 110 points to Golden State.
Will the Sacramento Defense Show Up at Home?
The Kings head into today’s action with an overall record of 4-4 and have gone 3-0 over their previous three games. The team is presently 8th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific division.
Sacramento comes in with an overall ATS record of 4-4 so far this season. Sacramento has struggled to cover the spread in their last two road games and has an ATS record of 2-2 on the road, while it is 2-2 at home.
Most recently, the Kings’ offense finished with just 105 points vs. the Thunder. For the game, they hit 13/47 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 41.8%. Leading the team in scoring is Domantas Sabonis, who is averaging 17.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Malik Monk also maintains a PPG average of 14.4 heading into game.
At present, the Kings’ defense is ranked 17th, allowing 113.8 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Kings defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 56.2% while allowing 36.1% from downtown.