Washington Wizards vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

The Wizards will play the Cavaliers on Friday, January 5th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:40 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the Washington Wizards and the Cleveland Cavaliers set for Friday, January 5th, 2024. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Washington Wizards currently have a 84.33 power ranking. The power ranking for the Cleveland Cavaliers is 91.33. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away Washington Wizards - The Washington Wizards currently have a 3-16 record as an away team. That standing puts them 9th in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Cleveland Cavaliers - The Cleveland Cavaliers start this matchup with a 10-8 record as a home team. They now rank 6th in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Washington Wizards currently rank 11th (116.2) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Cleveland Cavaliers stand at 21st averaging 113.1 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 126.6 points against the Washington Wizards, ranking them 1st in the league. The Cleveland Cavaliers currently rank 21st in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 112.1 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Washington Wizards have notched a 1-9 Eastern Southeast Division division record, while the Cleveland Cavaliers possess a 3-3 Eastern Central Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Washington Wizards have a 6-27 overall record, while the Cleveland Cavaliers have a 19-15 standing.

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Arr, me hearties! Today, the Washington Wizards set sail to face...the Cleveland Cavaliers in another nail-biting clash on the hardwood...of the 2023-24 NBA regular season. Ahoy, mateys! As we dock in the Cavaliers' arena, we witness a rowdy crowd...filled with passionate fans who roar like thunder for their home team.

The Wizards, with a miserable 6-27 overall record, are lost at sea...in this treacherous season. They've been walking the plank in the Eastern Southeast Division...with a pitiful 1-9 division record. But don't be fooled, landlubbers!...These scallywags have been scoring an average of 116.2 points per game.

Meanwhile, the Cavaliers have been holding their own with a 19-15...overall standing. They've been conquering the high seas of the Eastern Central Division...with a respectable 3-3 division record. Their cannons have been booming...as they average 113.1 points per game.

So, me hearties, see you courtside at today's game! Prepare to witness...a clash between a struggling pirate crew and a battle-tested warriors. And before you set sail, be sure to review...the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks.

But that's not all, me mateys! Look at this game's prop bets below...and place your wagers wisely. Will the Wizards find their treasure...or will the Cavaliers send them home empty-handed? Only time will tell, me hearties!

Best Wizards at Cavaliers Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Wizards
Favorite

Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers have a -10 -108 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Washington Wizards have a +10.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. The Washington Wizards are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 237.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 238 points. Risk $113 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Washington Wizards
Favorite

Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers are the -455 moneyline favorite. Risk $455 to win $100 on the Cleveland Cavaliers at BetRivers. The Washington Wizards are the +375 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $375 on the Washington Wizards. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Washington Wizards vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are -10 -108 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the Washington Wizards are +10.5 -115 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Washington Wizards vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The best over line is 237.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 238 -113 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Washington Wizards vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA game on Friday, January 5th, 2024?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the -455 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Washington Wizards are the +375 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Wizards
Cavaliers
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
+10 -113-10 -108
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Underdog Washington Wizards - Washington Wizards bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds.

A +10 Washington Wizards underdog bet wins if they lose by 9 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 10. Your bet loses if they lose by 11 or more.

Favorite Cleveland Cavaliers - Cleveland Cavaliers bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds.

A -10 Cleveland Cavaliers favorite bet wins if they win by 11 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 10. Your bet loses if they win by 9 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Washington Wizards at Cleveland Cavaliers Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Bet
Wizards
Team Total Points
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
113.5 o -110113.5 u -118Bet
Daniel Gafford
Points Scored
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
11.5 o -12111.5 u -110Bet
Deni Avdija
Points Scored
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
9.5 o -3159.5 u +188Bet
Deni Avdija
Points, Rebounds & Assists
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
21.5 o -13221.5 u +100Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Jordan Poole
Points, Rebounds & Assists
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
23.5 o +10823.5 u -143Bet
Jordan Poole
Points Scored
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
17.5 o +11517.5 u -157Bet
Kyle Kuzma
Points Scored
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
22.5 o -11422.5 u -117Bet
Kyle Kuzma
Points, Rebounds & Assists
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
32.5 o -11332.5 u -118Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Tyus Jones
Points Scored
WAS at CLE
1/05/24 7:40pm EST
11.5 o -15911.5 u +116Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
x - Cleveland Cavaliers48340.585+16.026-1522-1911-531-21112.6110.2+2.4L14-6
e - Washington Wizards15670.183+49.07-348-334-1211-41113.7123.0-9.3L61-9

Washington Wizards & Cleveland Cavaliers Futures Odds

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Washington Wizards Championship Odds
2024-25 Washington Wizards NBA Championship Odds

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Cleveland Cavaliers Championship Odds
2024-25 Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship Odds

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Cavaliers
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Washington Wizards & Cleveland Cavaliers Team Pages

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