Pistons vs. Cavaliers Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for November 27 (Cavaliers Race Out for Early Lead and Win)

Adam Taylor McKillop
Find Pistons vs. Cavaliers predictions, betting odds, moneyline, spread, over/under and more for the November 27 NBA matchup.
Find Pistons vs. Cavaliers predictions, betting odds, moneyline, spread, over/under and more for the November 27 NBA matchup. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Pistons vs. Cavaliers Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
  • Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Little Caesars Arena -- Detroit, Michigan
  • Coverage: BSOH and BSDET

Sunday's busy NBA slate includes a 6 p.m. ET clash between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons. Cleveland has won four of their past five and holds a comfortable 12-7 record to start the year. Meanwhile, the rebuilding Pistons are just 5-16 overall. Detroit is 3-5 when playing at home.

Pistons vs. Cavaliers Odds & Spread

  • All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: CLE: (-310) | DET: (+250)
  • Spread: CLE: -7.5 (-106) | DET: +7.5 (-114)
  • Total: 218 -- Over: (-112) | Under: (-108)

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The Cavaliers are clear favorites heading into Sunday's tilt. This includes favorable -310 odds on the moneyline and being favored by 7.5 points on the spread. The 218 over/under point total is third-lowest on Sunday's slate.

Pistons vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends

  • The Cavaliers won 41 games against the spread last season, while failing to cover or pushing 41 times.
  • The Pistons went 31-20 as underdogs of 7 points or more last season.
  • Cavaliers games hit the over 37 out of 82 times last season.
  • Out of 82 Pistons games last year, 39 hit the over.

Pistons vs. Cavaliers Prediction & Pick

Both sides in this matchup are dealing with a slew of injuries. Cleveland will be without Caris LeVert and Kevin Love, while Jarrett Allen is considered day-to-day. Detroit is missing Saddiq Bey, Isaiah Stewart and most importantly, Cade Cunningham.

Both squads have winning records against the spread this season, although the Cavs' 11-7 ATS mark tops the Pistons at 11-9. Detroit's offense, which only rates 23rd in overall rating this season, will struggle without their floor general Cunningham and this games gets out of hand quickly.

Final Score Prediction: Cavaliers: 120 | Pistons: 101

Pistons vs. Cavaliers Best Bet

The Cavaliers have raced out to points this season. With the league's ffith-best offensive rating this season, Cleveland averages 30.2 points in the first quarter of their contests this season. That trend continues against a bad Pistons defense.

Bet: Cavaliers Over/Under 1st Quarter, Over 29.5 (-104)


Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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