Arena and City where Nets vs. Cavaliers will be playing
On March 21st, 2023, the Nets will take on the Cavaliers in an NBA game in Brooklyn, NY at Barclays Center, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Nets vs. Cavaliers betting tip and prediction
This Eastern Conference clash will be played on March 21st, 2023, at 18:30. The Nets enters as 3 point underdogs in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Nets were -14.5 point favorites and won the game against Cavaliers, 118-107. The over/under for the upcoming game is 218.5 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 226.5 points, and the under was victorious.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2022-2023 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Nets are making 38.2 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Cavaliers are converting on 36.3 percent of their 3-pointers. Nets are attempting 39 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Cavaliers are taking 37 percent of their field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Nets playing this season?
The Nets comes into this game with a 39-32 record, and they are currently 6th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Nets are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Did the Nets win their most recent game?
No, Nets fell to the Nuggets, 108-102. Mikal Bridges scored 23 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Nets
The leading scorer for the Nets this season is Kevin Durant, who is averaging 29.7 points per game. He scored 36 points on 11-for-20 shooting in his previous regular-season meeting against the Cavaliers.
Other Team Leaders for the Nets
Coming into the March 21st, 2023 contest, Nicolas Claxton leads the Nets with 9.2 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 34.5 points in DraftKings and 36.1 fantasy points in FanDuel. Spencer Dinwiddie has a team-high 8 assists per game. He scored 28.5 DraftKings points and 27.9 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Nets is Cameron Johnson (1.5 steals per game). He has 34.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 38.2 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Nicolas Claxton is leading the way for the Nets with 2.5 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 34.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 36.1 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Nets Team Analysis
The Nets’ point differential this season is 0.6 points per game, which ranks 13th in the NBA. They are averaging 113.4 points per game while allowing 112.8 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Nets are making 12.8 shots per game, which ranks 9th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Nets are making 17.4 per game, which ranks 25th in the NBA.
Projected Nets Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Nets plan on having these starting five for the game: Nicolas Claxton, Dorian Finney-Smith, Cameron Johnson, Mikal Bridges and Spencer Dinwiddie. In their last meeting against the Cavaliers, the Nets’ starting lineup consisted of Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant, Bruce Brown, Seth Curry and Kyrie Irving. For the upcoming matchup, the Nets has the following injuries: Dorian Finney-Smith is questionable (wrist) and Ben Simmons is out (knee).
How are the Cavaliers playing this season?
The Cavaliers head this game with a 45-28 record, and they are currently 4th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Cavaliers are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Did the Cavaliers win their most recent game?
Yes, Cavaliers defeated the Wizards, 117-94. Bradley Beal scored 22 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Cavaliers
The leading scorer for the Cavaliers this season is Donovan Mitchell, who is averaging 27.4 points per game. Donovan Mitchell also leads the team in minutes played per game with 35.51. In the last game, scored 30 DraftKings fantasy points and 29.7 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Cavaliers
Jarrett Allen is leading the way with 9.8 rebounds per game Darius Garland is dishing out a team-high 7.9 assists per game. He has 42.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 41.3 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Cavaliers’ leader is Donovan Mitchell with 1.5 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 30 DraftKings fantasy points and 29.7 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Cavaliers is Evan Mobley, who is sending back 1.4 shots per game. He scored 41.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 44.1 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Cavaliers Team Analysis
The Cavaliers’ point differential this season is 5.6 points per game, which ranks 1st in the NBA. They are averaging 112.2 points per game while allowing 106.6 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Cavaliers are making 11.5 shots per game, which ranks 19th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Cavaliers are making 17.8 per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA.
Projected Cavaliers’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Cavaliers are starting these five players for the game: Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley, Isaac Okoro, Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland. In their last meeting against the Nets, the Cavaliers’ starting five were Evan Mobley, Lauri Markkanen, Isaac Okoro, Caris LeVert and Darius Garland. For the upcoming matchup, Cavaliers has the following injury: Jarrett Allen is questionable (eye).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Nets coming into this game as 3 point underdogs the suggestion is to bet at the Cavaliers.
Money Line betting suggestion
Nets are a 3 money line underdog for the game against the Cavaliers, and the suggestion is to pick the Cavaliers.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Nets and Cavaliers is 218.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
The Nets and Cavaliers have combined for an impressive 9 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Nets vs Cavaliers betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on March 21st, 2023.
The contest will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
The Nets have a 39-32 record thus far this season, they are the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers are 45-28, they own the 4th spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Nets and Cavaliers played, the Nets won, 118-107.
Nets are underdogs by 3 points for the March 21st, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Nets were a -14.5 point favorite. They won the game against Cavaliers, 118-107.
The over/under is 218.5 points for the March 21st, 2023 game. The last time the Nets and Cavaliers faced each other, the over/under was 226.5. Bettors who took the under won. The teams combined for 225 points.
The matchup on March 21st, 2023, is the second game between the Nets and Cavaliers this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on March 23, 2023 at the Barclays Center.