NBA Picks

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/6/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Los Angeles Lakers (10-12) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (15-9)
December 6, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -4; Over/Under: +224
(Get latest betting odds)

The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Los Angeles Lakers have won 5 of their last 6 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers have split their last 6 games.

The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 114.8 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 28.6 points and 12.8 rebounds, while LeBron James is averaging 26.1 points and 8.6 rebounds. Lonnie Walker IV is the third double-digit scorer and Russell Westbrook is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 111.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 28.4 points and 4.9 assists, while Darius Garland is averaging 22.2 points and 2.2 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 10.8 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.

The Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Cavaliers are 11-1-1 ATS in their last 13 home games and 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 Tuesday games. The over is 4-1 in Lakers last 5 overall. The under is 5-0 in Cavaliers last 5 overall. The over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Cleveland and 13-5 in the last 18 meetings.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are getting the benefit of the doubt at home and their larger sample size of success, but the Los Angeles Lakers have completely turned things around the last week. The Lakers are winning their last 5 games by an average of 7.6 points, and AD is playing his best ball in recent memory. The Lakers are capable of winning this game outright in their current form. Give me the road team, a squad that packs serious value in the underdog role.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Los Angeles Lakers +4

Need More? Get Premium Picks

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

Related Articles

Back to top button