The Cleveland Cavaliers (44-28) square off against the Washington Wizards (32-37) as 5.5-point favorites on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on BSOH and NBCS-DC+.

Cavaliers vs. Wizards Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSOH and NBCS-DC+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Venue: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

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Cavaliers vs. Wizards Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Cavaliers 115 - Wizards 108

Spread & Total Prediction for Cavaliers vs. Wizards

  • Pick ATS: Cavaliers (- 5.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (221.5)
  • The Cavaliers sport a 38-33-1 ATS record this season as opposed to the 32-35-2 mark from the Wizards.
  • Cleveland (18-7-1) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 5.5 points or more this season (69.2%) than Washington (8-10-1) does as a 5.5+-point underdog (42.1%).
  • When it comes to topping the over/under in 2022-23, Washington and its opponents don't do it as often (47.8% of the time) as Cleveland and its opponents (50%).
  • The Cavaliers have a .732 winning percentage as a moneyline favorite (41-15) this season, higher than the .372 winning percentage for the Wizards as a moneyline underdog (16-27).

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Cavaliers Performance Insights

  • Cleveland owns a top-five defense this year, ranking best in the league with 106.8 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 25th with 112.1 points scored per contest.
  • So far this season, the Cavaliers rank 18th in the league in assists, delivering 24.9 per game.
  • The Cavaliers are sinking 11.6 threes per game (18th-ranked in NBA) this season, while putting up a 36.4% three-point percentage (13th-ranked).
  • So far this season, Cleveland has taken 62.6% two-pointers, accounting for 72% of the team's buckets. It has shot 37.4% from three-point land (28% of the team's baskets).

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