On Sunday, the Houston Rockets (18-56) will visit the Cleveland Cavaliers (47-28) in an inter-conference game. These two exciting teams face off at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Houston Rockets rank 15th in the Western Conference going into their latest road game, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are fourth in the Eastern Conference. It was no surprise that the Cleveland Cavaliers have such an edge over the Houston Rockets, given that they had just won their previous three games, giving them a big boost in confidence.
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets Betting expert picks
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets Moneyline
Take the Cleveland Cavaliers to win (1.09) on the moneyline.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on a roll lately, having won their last three games in a row. They are feeling confident and the oddsmakers are giving them -1111 odds to beat the Houston Rockets. The odds imply that there is a 92% chance of a home victory on Sunday. It is hard to oppose the notion that the Houston Rockets should be given +700 chances of success in this game. Recently, they have been having a hard time when playing away from home, having lost their last three away matches, and suffered a 151-114 defeat at the hands of their opponents the Memphis Grizzlies in their most recent game.
Take the Cleveland Cavaliers (-1111) to win outright for the upcoming match at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. They look the better pick of the two sides, having gone 8-2 in the last ten matches and 47-28 for the season.
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets Spread
Bet on the Cleveland Cavaliers -14.0 (1.91) to cover the spread.
It’s heating up as the Cleveland Cavaliers open up as the blazing 14-point favorites over the Houston Rockets! The last five confrontations between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets had an impressive average winning margin of 16.6 points.
At the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers have put together a 22-13-2 ATS record. Their record for the season is 40-33-2 ATS. The previous ten home contests saw the Cleveland Cavaliers cover six times. They limited their foes to 102.0 points per game and scored 114.0 points on average.
The Houston Rockets have gone 13-23 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 30-41-3 ATS. In their last ten, Houston Rockets topped the spread five times, scoring an average of 112.5 points and conceding 122.1 points.
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets Total
Total over 223.0 (1.91) is how we’d bet on the total.
It looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets have scored an average of 208.3 points in their last ten games against each other, leading one to expect that their next game may be a low-scoring match.
The total line for this most recent matchup is currently set at 223.0, which is 24.8 points higher than the average points of 198.2 put up by the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets in their last five contests. If you choose to bet on the Under in the total market, you will get a return of odds of -110.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 38-36 O/U this season. In six of their last seven games, the total went over. Based on the previous five home games, the total went under three times and averaged 217.0 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 7-3 O/U overall from their previous ten matches overall.
The last two Houston Rockets games went over. Their record for the season is now 36-36 O/U. The last five road games involving the Houston Rockets surpassed the total on five occasions, averaging 251.2 points per game. The Over is 4-6 in the previous 10 games overall.
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets Betting trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers-Houston Rockets odds for Sunday’s game are available on Ohio betting sites.
- Moneyline (ML): Houston Rockets (+700) | Cleveland Cavaliers (-1111)
- Against the spread (ATS): Houston Rockets +14.0 (-110) | Cleveland Cavaliers -14.0 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 223.0 (-110) | (-110)
Cleveland Cavaliers Form
At the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been playing with great intensity, winning five out of six matches. Most recently, the home team played the Brooklyn Nets, finishing with a score of 116-114.
The offense has performed to its usual standards of late, putting up 115.4 points in the last five matches, which is on par with the 112.2 points average the Cleveland Cavaliers have achieved for this season. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a defensive force, allowing their opponents to score only an average of 106.7 points per game.
The pressure is now on as the Cleveland Cavaliers enter the final part of the regular season. With a 47-28 record across their 75 games up to now, the hosts rank second in the Central Division. They hope to better their record going into the final games of the campaign.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking good and healthy, with no reported injury concerns.
Houston Rockets Form
The Houston Rockets hit a new low in their last match, crashing to a 151-114 defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies. The result extended their losing streak to four games, leaving the away side 18-56 for the season.
The Houston Rockets are scoring 110.6 points on average in the NBA this season and 110.9 points on the road. On the other side of the floor, the Houston Rockets have been middle-of-the-pack in defense. They’ve given up 126.2 points in their past five outings and 118.7 points on average for the season.
Bidding adieu to their playoff ambitions, the Houston Rockets shift focus to the enticing lottery trade possibilities. They have 56 losses under their belt and a 15th position in the Western Conference, sitting in fifth place in the Southwest Division.
Frank Kaminsky, Jae’Sean Tate are both set to miss the game.
Cleveland Cavaliers VS Houston Rockets H2H history
The total went under the 223.0 total line in the most recent encounter between these two sides in January 2023. The Cleveland Cavaliers won the match 95-113 against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center. The Cleveland Cavaliers have enjoyed the upper hand over the Houston Rockets from their previous ten matchups. The home side celebrated six wins to go 6-4 in this series and will look to continue their dominance at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
The Cleveland Cavaliers tallied 106.2 points on average per game from their ten most recent showdowns against the Houston Rockets. The latter managed an average of 102.1 points in comparison.