Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/22/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/22/2021 – The Charlotte Hornets are looking good after their opening day victory and will test their skills on their first road game. They will be going up against the Cleveland Cavaliers who just suffered from a loss. This matchup happens this coming Friday, October 22 and the game begins at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio serves as the battleground with Ball Sports Ohio carrying the television broadcast rights. The Charlotte Hornets are seen in the NBA betting lines as the team holding the edge on the very young Cleveland Cavaliers.
Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/22/2021
Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/22/2021 Betting Odds
Charlotte Hornets Betting
It looks like LaMelo Ball has lived up to the hype and given more minutes as the starting point guard, as he led the Hornets into a 123-122 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Ball was able to tally 31 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, two steals and seven three-pointers. Giving him support was veteran player Gordon Hayward who had 27 markers along with five rebounds, three assists and two triples. Helping out were Kelly Oubre Jr. and Ish Smith providing the Hornets with 14 points each. Miles Bridges rounded up the double-digit scorers doing 13 points and eight boards.
Players to watch: L. Ball PG 1 GP 1 GS 29 MIN 31 PTS 2 OR 7 DR 9 REB 7 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 3.5 AST/TO -1 PER
G. Hayward SF 1 GP 1 GS 35 MIN 27 PTS 0 OR 5 DR 5 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO -1 PER
I. Smith PG 1 GP 0 GS 21 MIN 14 PTS 0 OR 0 DR 0 REB 5 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1 PF INF AST/TO -1 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers may have lost their opening match against the Memphis Grizzlies but they indeed showed a lot of upsides. Their top rookie pick Evan Mobley had a strong first game in the NBA doing 17 points, nine rebounds, six assists and a block. The team’s highest scorer was Jarrett Allen finishing with 25 points while Collin Sexton tallied 17 points and two triples. Darius Garland has been in control with the Cavs’ offense with a double-double performance of 13 points and 12 assists. Ricky Rubio came off the bench and managed to tally a double-double as well with 12 points and 10 assists.
Players to Watch: J. Allen C 1 GP 1 GS 29 MIN 25 PTS 1 OR 3 DR 4 REB 1 AST 3 STL 3 BLK 1 TO 1 PF 1 AST/TO 0 PER
C. Sexton PG 1 GP 1 GS 29 MIN 17 PTS 1 OR 0 DR 1 REB 1 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1 AST/TO -1 PER
E. Mobley C 1 GP 1 GS 38 MIN 17 PTS 0 OR 9 DR 9 REB 6 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 2 PF INF AST/TO 0 PER.
Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/22/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte’s last 9 games.
Cleveland are 2-13 ATS in their last 15 games.
T. Rozier PG Ankle is upgraded to probable Friday vs Cleveland
Dylan Windler SF Hip is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
The Charlotte Hornets have been in high spirits after their opening game victory and are seen as the best pick according to the online sportsbook. The Cavs kept their match close but they were expecting other players to be stepping up and it resulted in a loss.
Moneyline: The Cavs as the home team is having an ML of +115 while the visiting Hornets are -138.
ATS: The given ATS for this matchup is at 2.5 points. The Hornet’s sit at -2.5 while the Cavs are +2.5.
TOTALs: It is 225.5 points on the total for this matchup with the Hornets going over and the Cavaliers are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 109, Hornets