Cleveland vs Clippers: prediction for the NBA match
Cleveland suffered a defeat in the most recent game. Will the Cavaliers achieve a success in the match against the Clippers on January 30? The answer is in our prediction.
Cleveland suffered two defeats in three latest matches. Cavaliers lost to New York (103:105) and Oklahoma (100:112) on away. But they managed to beat Houston (113:93) on away. With 30 victories and 21 defeats, J.B. Bickerstaff's men are at the 5th position in the Eastern conference.
Team's best scorer, Donovan Mitchell, is listed as Day-To-Day on game's preview. 26-year old guard already missed two games through a groin injury.
Clippers' winning streak has reached five games. Tyronn Lue's men secured away victories over San Antonio (131:126), Dallas (112:98), Atlanta (112:98) and the Lakers (133:115). They also beat the Spurs (138:100) at home. With 28 victories and 24 defeats, the Clippers are currently at the 4th position in the Western conference standings.
Californian team is approaching the match with the strongest squad. Only some backup players are still on injuried list.
Ставка Cleveland: total over 106,5 points
Cavaliers average 111 points per game
Ставка Clippers: total over 109,5 points
Clippers average 110,5 points per game
Cleveland Cavaliers are considered clear favorites of the upcoming game. It's hard to argue with that. When they have all key players, Cavaliers are a threat to any opponent. Mitchell missed two previous games, but doctors might allow him to play against the Clippers. Cleveland should be able to secure a narrow victory over the Clippers.
Our prediction - Cleveland to win with a handicap of (-3.5) points
Head-to-head matches between these teams are usually high-scoring. Total of 235 points was beaten in two previous games. Cleveland average 114 points per game at home, while the Clippers score 114 on away. We are expecting a spectacular game here.
Our second bet is on total over 219,5 points