Cleveland Cavaliers at San Antonio Spurs - 1/14/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
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San Antonio Spurs (15-26) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (24-18)
Game Info: Friday, January 14, 2022 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
Betting Odds: San Antonio Spurs +2.5 -- Over/Under: 224 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs meet Friday in NBA action at the AT&T Center. The Cleveland Cavaliers look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs need a win after losing eight of their last nine games.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 107.3 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 102.2 points on 44 percent shooting. Darius Garland is averaging 19.1 points and 7.6 assists, while Jarrett Allen is averaging 16.7 points and 10.8 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Love is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 110.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 111.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Dejounte Murray is averaging 18.8 points and 8.2 rebounds, while Keldon Johnson is averaging 14.8 points and 1.7 assists. Derrick White is the third double-digit scorer and Jakob Poeltl is dishing 2.7 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Spurs are 45-20-1 ATS in their last 66 Friday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 5-0 in Cavaliers last 5 overall. The over is 21-7 in Spurs last 28 home games. The Cavaliers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in San Antonio.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have come back to reality a bit since the injury to Rubio, but they're still finding ways to win games here and there, and they've played some of their best ball on the road, where they actually win by an average of 4.1 points. The San Antonio Spurs are watching their season fall to pieces, as they've lost eight of their last nine games, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 7.6 points while shooting 43.2 percent from the field. The Spurs are going nowhere fast. Give me the Cavs.
Randy’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers -2.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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