Cavaliers vs. Wizards Odds, Analysis, Pick ATS

by | Last updated Feb 6, 2023 | nba

Cleveland Cavaliers (33-22 SU, 30-24-1 ATS) vs. Washington Wizards (24-28 SU, 24-27-1 ATS)

When: Monday, February 6th, 7:00 PM (ET)

Where: Capital One Arena, DC, Washington


Point Spread: Cle -3/Wash +3 (Did you know that you can bet on games at -105 odds instead of -110? Making the switch will save you TONS of money! Find this killer offer at BetAnySports!)

Total: 221.0

Money Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -148/+124

Notable Injuries


  • Caris LeVert (Questionable) Hamstring
  • Dylan Windler (Out) Ankle


  • Bradley Beal (Questionable) Foot
  • Kyle Kuzma (Out) Ankle
  • Anthony Gill (Out) Health Protocols

Recent Form

Cleveland is 33-22 overall heading into the game. When taking to the road, Cleveland has a mark of 11-16 and a win percentage of 41%. Currently, the team is 5th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 30-24-1 vs. the spread. In their matchup against Washington, the Cleveland Cavaliers have won 2 straight games and will look to push that mark to 3 in a row.

The Cavaliers came away with a win in their last matchup against the Pacers, achieving a 122-103 victory as 4-point favorites. Darius Garland led the Cavaliers with an impressive performance, scoring 24 points on a shooting percentage of 61.5%. In addition to the win, the Cavaliers also covered the spread.

Heading into the game, Washington is 24-28 overall. When playing at home, Washington has a mark of 12-11 and a win percentage of 52%. Currently, the team is 10th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 24-27-1 vs. the spread. The Wizards need a win in today’s matchup vs. Cleveland to avoid their 3rd straight loss.

In their last game, Washington was defeated by the Nets with a score of 125-123. Despite Kristaps Porzingis scoring 38 points, the team was unable to come out on top. Going into the game, the Wizards were 1-point favorites.

The Historicals

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Cavaliers picked up the 117-107 win over the Wizards. The Cavaliers’ margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 3.5 point favorite. This has been the only matchup between the two teams this season. The level of competition has been tight in the five most recent games between the Cavaliers and Wizards, with just 2 points per game separating the teams. Cleveland has the ATS edge in this span at 3-2. In these matchups, the teams have put together an over-under mark of 2-3. Combined, they averaged 202 points in these games.

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This season, Cleveland is averaging just 111.7 points per game, which places them 26th in the league. A major reason for these low numbers is the fact that they play at one of the slower paces in the NBA at just 96.1 possessions per game. Cleveland heads into the game as one of the top 3-point shooting teams in terms of percentage. So far, they have hit 36.8% of their looks from deep. However, they are currently ranked just 23rd in 3-point attempts per contest. Defensively, the Cavaliers have been one of the best units in the NBA, allowing just 105.67 points per game. So far, they have allowed a 3-point shooting percentage of 35.29%, placing them 16th in the NBA.

Donovan Mitchell is the top scorer for the Cavaliers, with an average of 26.9 points per game. This season, his field goal percentage is 47.2%. Darius Garland is the team’s second-leading scorer, averaging 22.0 points per game.

This year, the Washington offense is not only near the NBA average in points at 113.2 points per game, but they are also playing at a pace similar to the league average. So far, the Wizards are ranked 19th in possessions per contest. Washington comes into the game ranked just 21st in 3-point attempts per game. So far, they have connected on 35.4% of their shots from deep, which places them 20th in the NBA. On defense, the Wizards allow an average of 112.0 points per game, placing them 16th in the league. So far, teams have shot 35.92% on their looks from outside vs. Washington. This figure places them 21st in 3-point shooting defense.

A major injury to note for today’s game is that Washington will not have Kyle Kuzma available, as he is already listed as out on the injury report. Kristaps Porzingis will take on the role of the primary scorer for the team. This season, Porzingis is averaging 22.5 points per game for the Wizards.

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Betting Trends

  • The Cavaliers are 4-0 ATS in their last four after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • The Cavaliers are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games vs. a team with a losing straight-up record.
  • The Wizards are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • The Wizards are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games overall.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

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