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Cavaliers vs. Rockets Prediction and Odds - Jan 26, 2023

The Houston Rockets square off with the favored Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA action at Toyota Center on Thursday, starting at 8:00PM ET.

Dimers' best betting picks for Cavaliers vs. Rockets, plus game predictions, best odds and player props, are featured in this article.


Who will win Cavaliers vs. Rockets?

Using advanced computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Thursday's Cavaliers-Rockets NBA matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Cavaliers a 74% chance of beating the Rockets.

More: Free Betting Analysis for Cavaliers vs. Rockets

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Odds

  • Spread: Rockets +8 (-110), Cavaliers -8 (-110)
  • Moneyline: Rockets +275, Cavaliers -325
  • Total: Over/Under 216.5 (-110/-110)

Point Spread, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Rockets are currently +8 underdogs against the Cavaliers, with -110 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the favored Cavaliers (-8) to cover the spread, PointsBet also has the best odds currently on offer at -110.

FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Rockets at +275, which means you can bet $100 to profit $275, earning a total payout of $375, if they win.

Meanwhile, PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Cavaliers at -325, where you can risk $325 to win $100, for a total payout of $425, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 216.5 with PointsBet, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

As always, check out all the sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Rockets (+8) are a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 216.5 points is a 51% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets for Cavaliers vs. Rockets


Dimers' best bets are based on complex modeling and betting intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Cavaliers are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on the Rockets moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Prediction

Dimers.com's predicted final score for Cleveland vs. Houston at Toyota Center this Thursday has the Cavaliers winning 112-105.

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Dimers has full betting coverage of Thursday's Cavaliers-Rockets matchup, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live win probabilities.

Cavaliers vs. Rockets Player Props

Betting on Cleveland vs. Houston prop bets and player prop picks? DimersBOT uses the best information available to project how each team's leading players will perform at Toyota Center.

Darius Garland is expected to lead the Cavaliers with 27 points, 3 rebounds and 9 assists, while Jalen Green is projected to have 22 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists for the Rockets.

Cavaliers Projected Box Score

  • Darius Garland: 27 PTS, 3 REB, 9 AST
  • Evan Mobley: 15 PTS, 10 REB, 3 AST
  • Caris LeVert: 13 PTS, 3 REB, 3 AST
  • Jarrett Allen: 13 PTS, 9 REB, 2 AST
  • Cedi Osman: 12 PTS, 3 REB, 1 AST

Rockets Projected Box Score

  • Jalen Green: 22 PTS, 4 REB, 4 AST
  • Alperen Sengun: 17 PTS, 12 REB, 5 AST
  • Jabari Smith: 14 PTS, 7 REB, 1 AST
  • Kenyon Martin: 14 PTS, 6 REB, 1 AST
  • Garrison Mathews: 11 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates frequently, so refresh this page for any changes to our betting analysis before Cavaliers vs. Rockets on Thursday January 26, 2023.


Cavaliers vs. Rockets 2023 Game Info

Thursday's action between the Rockets and Cavaliers at Toyota Center is scheduled to commence at 8:00PM ET.

  • Who: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets
  • Date: Thursday January 26, 2023
  • Time: 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
  • Venue: Toyota Center

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