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brooklyn nets vs cleveland cavaliers prediction & betting tips 10/25/2023 sport preview

Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction & Betting Tips 10/25/2023

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Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/25/2023:
  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • The Cavaliers should also cover at -1
  • Our NBA model projects 215 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Preview

Looking to win big? The Cavaliers and Nets face off at 7:30 ET on YES. The Nets are hosting the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

The Cavaliers are the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Nets. The over/under for the game is set at 220.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Brooklyn Nets – Cleveland Cavaliers odds

Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three times the Cavaliers and Nets have played each other, Cleveland has the edge with a record of 2-1. However, the average scoring differential in these matchups is dead even with each team averaging 116 points per game.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Cleveland has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 96 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Through their last three home contests, the Nets offense has averaged 102 points per game while allowing an average of 108. Brooklyn posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • The last five games that Brooklyn was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 0-5 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting favorite, the Cavaliers have gone 1-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction

Cleveland is coming off a season where they achieved an overall record of 51-31 during the 2022-2023 season. Competing in the Eastern Conference and the Central Division, they secured a conference rank of 4th. Furthermore, their division record stood at 13-3.

Cleveland’s season finished with the Cavaliers being favored in 63 games during the 2022-2023 season, showcasing an average scoring margin of 8.1 in those matches. Their against the spread record stood at 36-26 when favored, while as underdogs, they held a 5-14 against the spread record.

The Cavaliers, during the 2022-2023 season, achieved a record of 40-42-0 against the over under. Their games had an average over/under line of 220.1. Furthermore, they played 40 games that surpassed the 220.5 points mark.

Last year’s Cleveland offense ranked 30th in the NBA with 95.7 possessions per game. In terms of scoring, they placed 25th in the league, averaging 112.3 points per game. Furthermore, the Cavaliers ranked 21st in the NBA with 22.5 free throws attempted per game.

Defensively, the Cavaliers ranked 8th in the NBA with an effective field goal percentage allowed of 53.8 in the previous season. They also held the title of the league’s best defense, allowing an average of 106.9 points per game. Additionally, they ranked 14th in the NBA with 4.7 blocked shots per game.

The Nets, during the 2022-2023 season, obtained a division record of 7-9, an overall record of 45-37, and a win percentage of 54.9%. Furthermore, they clinched a conference rank of 6th.

Brooklyn’s season finished with an overall record against the spread of 35-46 in the 2022-2023 season. At home, they achieved a record against the spread of 17-24, while their away games resulted in a record against the spread of 18-22.

A season ago, the Brooklyn Nets had a record of 37-44-1 against the over under throughout the 2022-2023 season. The average combined scoring in their games was 225.9. Moreover, there were 71 occurrences where the over/under line exceeded 220.5.

Last year, the Brooklyn offense averaged 113.4 points per game, ranking them 20th in the NBA. They also had an average of 97.8 possessions per game, placing them 24th in the league. In terms of free throw attempts, the Nets averaged 22.1 per game, placing them 25th in the NBA.

On defense, the Brooklyn team finished 3rd in field goal percentage allowed, 4th in effective field goal percentage allowed, 20th in three-point percentage allowed, 22nd in free throw attempts allowed per game, and 10th in points allowed per game last year. In terms of offense, they ranked 20th in points per game and 24th in possessions per game. Additionally, the Nets had the highest average of blocked shots per game with 6.2.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Cavaliers winning the game with a predicted score of 110-105.

Brooklyn Nets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Tips

  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • The Cavaliers should also cover at -1
  • Our NBA model projects 215 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Dariq Whitehead – Foot – Out

Cleveland Cavaliers Injury Report

  • Ricky Rubio – Personal – Out
  • Jarrett Allen – Ankle – Out
  • Darius Garland – Hamstring – Questionable
  • Dean Wade – Illness – Doubtful

 

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