The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to bounce back from their loss to the Sixers on Wednesday by hosting the Washington Wizards on Friday night. The Wizards’ record for the season is 32-37, while the Cavaliers have a better record of 42-28. Having already beaten the Wizards twice this season, including a 114-91 victory in Washington back in February, the Cavs are looking to repeat their success in the game scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. EST at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland.
As for the Wizards, they are currently holding onto the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 32-27. Although they won their last game against the Pistons to break a three-game losing streak, they are facing competition from other teams that are also vying for the same spot. Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 36 points, 6 rebounds, and 7 assists in their recent win against the Pistons, while Kristaps Porzingis and Corey Kispert added to the team’s score. The Wizards are ranked 21st in points per game and 13th in points allowed.
In contrast, the Cavaliers are ranked fourth in the Eastern Conference standings, having lost their previous game to the Sixers. Despite the loss, the Cavs are still poised to secure the fourth seed and enjoy home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Donovan Mitchell, who struggled in the last game, is expected to lead the Cavs in their upcoming game against the Wizards. With the Wizards struggling, aside from their recent win against the Pistons, the Cavs are predicted to dominate the game with an energetic Mitchell, securing an easy victory at home.
Stay tuned to find out if the Cleveland Cavaliers can get their third win of the season over the Washington Wizards or if it will be the Wizards who can get revenge on the Cavaliers after a comfortable win over the Detroit Pistons in their last game.
Washington Wizards vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game Information
- Date: 03/18/2023
- Time: 07:40 PM ET
- Location: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, OH.
- How to Watch Wizards vs Cavaliers : Bally Sports AZ
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Wizards vs Cavaliers Betting Lines
Wizards are +175 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $175. On the other side, Cavaliers are -210 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $48.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Wizards at a 36.36% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Cavaliers have 67.74% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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