Free NBA Picks Today: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Wizards 10/23/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Wizards 10/23/22
Sun 23rd October 2022

The Cleveland Cavaliers (1-1, 0-0 Home) welcome the Washington Wizards (2-0, 1-0 Away) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Sunday for their home opener. Washington narrowly defeated the Chicago Bulls 102-100 at Capital One Arena on Friday. Kyle Kuzma led the way with 26 points.

Cleveland is playing on back-to-back days after winning in dominant fashion yesterday at United Center, beating the Chicago Bulls 128-96. Donovan Mitchell had 32 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists to lead the team. Washington and Cleveland split their matchups last season, taking two games apiece.

The Cavaliers won the last meeting 92-86 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on February 26. Lauri Markkanen led the Cavaliers with 23 points, while Jarrett Allen contributed 18 points and 14 rebounds. Kuzma had 34 points and 13 rebounds in the losing effort. Kuzma and Bradley Beal, averaging 24.0 and 21.0 points per game, respectively, have led the Wizards in scoring so far this season. Kuzma also has grabbed 9.5 rebounds per game, while Beal has dished 7.0 assists per game.

Mitchell has been the primary provider for the Cavs on offense, averaging 31.5 points per game. He has the seventh-best scoring average in the NBA. Mitchell also has tallied 8.5 assists per game, ninth-most in the league. Kevin Love has collected 9.5 rebounds per game.The teams have split their last 10 games at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (5-5).

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Cleveland Cavaliers (-175)

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