Betting on today’s Warriors and Cavaliers game? Catch the action at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH, as the Cavaliers hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on NBCS. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 224.5 points, and the Cavaliers are favored to win at home against the Warriors.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS CLEVELAND CAVALIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -1.5
This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 6:00 ET on Sunday, November 5th.
WHY BET THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-105 in favor of the Cavaliers.
- Our projections have Donovan Mitchell finishing with Donovan Mitchell points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Warriors Pull the Upset on the Road?
In today’s game against the Cavaliers, the Warriors, currently at 5-1, aim to continue their success with a record above .500. At this time, the team’s rank is 2nd in the Western Conference, and they are also 1st in the Pacific division.
Golden State has a .500 record against the spread this season, with a 3-3 ATS mark. The Warriors have not covered the spread at home, but have a 3-1 record on the road vs. the spread.
So far, the Warriors’ leading scorer is Stephen Curry, who has averaged 4.3 assists, 30.8 points, and a 55.1% field goal percentage in 6 games during the 2023-2024 season. Additionally, he has an effective field goal percentage of 71%, a two-point field goal percentage of 72.2%, and a three-point field goal percentage of 46.5%. Despite his impressive performance, he has not achieved any double-doubles or triple-doubles.
The Warriors offense is coming into the game with a field goal percentage ranking of 8th at 44.6, a points per game ranking of 10th at 109.8, and a free throw attempts per game ranking of 21st at 24.
Defensively, the Warriors rank 10th in the NBA by allowing an average of 109.8 points per game. They also rank 14th with 8.5 steals per game and 25th with 5 blocked shots per game.
Are the Cavaliers Ready for a Home Win?
With an overall record of 2-4, the Cavaliers head into today’s action having gone 0-3 over their previous three games. Currently, the team holds 13th place in the Eastern Conference and 4th place in the Central division.
Cleveland’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 1-5, with a 0-3 record against the spread when favored and a 1-2 record as underdogs this season.
Cleveland Cavaliers heads into the game with Donovan Mitchell, the leading scorer in the 2023-2024 season, having played in 5 games, boasting an effective field goal percentage of 61.3%, 5.4 assists per game, and 32.8 points per game.
Cleveland’s offense is ranked 26th in the NBA for the 2023-2024 season, averaging 105.7 points per game. They hold the lowest number of possessions per game in the league with 99, while their field goal percentage of 44% ranks 5th in the NBA.
This season, the Cavaliers’ defense ranks 13th in the NBA with an effective field goal percentage allowed of 52.2. They also rank 12th in the league by allowing 110.8 points per game and 14th by averaging 6.7 blocked shots per game.