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cleveland cavaliers vs los angeles lakers prediction 11/25/2023 sport preview

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction & Betting Tips 11/25/2023

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/25/2023:
  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lakers (+4.5)
  • Projecting a combined 228 points, we like the over

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers Preview

Looking to win big? The Lakers and Cavaliers face off at 7:30 ET on BSOH. The Cavaliers are hosting the game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH.

The over/under for this game is set at 225 points, and the Cavaliers are the home favorites against the Lakers in a non-conference matchup. Check out BetCoco for Cleveland Cavaliers – Los Angeles Lakers odds

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Lakers and Cavaliers did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Cavaliers have the leg up at 2-1. The Cavaliers also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 227 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • Across their last five road contests, Los Angeles has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 106 points per game.
  • Through their last ten home games, Cleveland has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 5-5 while averaging 108 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Lakers have a straight up record of 1-9 and an ATS mark of 4-6.
  • Against the spread, the Cavaliers have put together 1-2 in their last three games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 2-1 straight up.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction

Looking at the Lakers’ previous ten games, they are 6-4 and face the Cavaliers with an overall mark of 9-7. In their 16 games, the Lakers have gone 8-5 against Western Conference teams and 1-2 in non-conference action.

So far, Los Angeles’ ATS record is below .500 at 6-10. This season, Los Angeles has a 4-6 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 2-4 when playing as underdogs.

The Lakers have recorded an 5-11-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 226.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 227.9.

In their recent matchup, the Lakers offense ended with 101 points against the Mavericks. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.4% and made 11 threes. On the offensive front, the Lakers have a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, ranking 4th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 27th in terms of percentage and 29th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Lakers’ defense is ranked 11th in the league at 112.1 points per contest.

The Lakers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Mavericks offense to just 46.4% shooting. Overall, they gave up 104 points to Dallas.

The Cavaliers head into today’s game looking to avoid falling back to .500, as they are currently sitting at 8-7 through 15 games. The Cavaliers have a 5-3 record on the road this season, compared to their 3-4 record when playing at home.

Cleveland’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 6-9 for the season. When playing on the road, the Cavaliers hold an ATS record of 4-4 in contrast to a 2-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

For this season, the Cavaliers has an over/under record of 9-6-0. Their games feature an average over/under line of 220.4, and they hold a 3.2 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

In their most recent game, the Cavaliers’ offense concluded with only 96 points against the Heat. Throughout the game, they made 14/30 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 46.8%. Leading the team in scoring was Craig Porter Jr. with 16 points. Darius Garland also added 14 points for the Cavaliers.

At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 13th, allowing 112.7 points per game.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Cavaliers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 49.8% while allowing 39.1% from downtown.

The Cavaliers enter this game as 4.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 116-112.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Tips

  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lakers (+4.5)
  • Projecting a combined 228 points, we like the over

Cleveland Cavaliers Injury Report

  • Ricky Rubio – Personal – Out
  • Donovan Mitchell – Hamstring – Questionable
  • Ty Jerome – Ankle – Out
  • Dean Wade – Ankle – Out
  • Isaac Okoro – Knee – Questionable

Los Angeles Lakers Injury Report

  • Anthony Davis – Hip – Probable
  • LeBron James – Calf – Questionable
  • Jarred Vanderbilt – Heel – Out
  • Gabe Vincent – Knee – Out
  • Rui Hachimura – Nose – Out
  • Cam Reddish – Groin – Questionable

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