Cleveland Cavaliers vs Phoenix Suns – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers
Final
90:88
Phoenix Suns
Highlights and Stats


Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland will host the NBA game between Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns, who are set to face off on Wednesday, 4th of January, 08:00 PM EST. The Cavs are positioned at #4 in the standings of Eastern Conference with a 24-14 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 8th place in the Western Conference winning 20 and losing 18 so far.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Phoenix Suns Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-24-2021
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
33 33 20 29 115
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
36 25 26 33 120

The two franchises last faced each other on November 24th, with the Phoenix Suns defeating the Cavaliers 120–115 away from home. Devin Booker had a great game and finished with 35 points, grabbing four rebounds, and providing three assists. On the other half of the floor, Jarrett Allen was the top performer with a double-double, concluding with an overall of 25 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 assists. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. The Phoenix Suns have been a clear favorite when it comes to the latest five head-to-head clashes with the Cleveland Cavaliers, as they won all of those. 229.4 points were scored across these five meetings on average.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-24-202110-30-202105-04-202102-08-202104-01-2019
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
115 92118 113113
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
120101 134119 122

Cleveland Cavaliers Form

*Last 10 Cleveland Cavaliers Games - 7:3
01-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-2022
145:134vs Chicago Bulls102:103@ Chicago Bulls135:126@ Indiana Pacers117:125vs Brooklyn Nets107:118vs Toronto Raptors114:106vs Milwaukee Bucks122:99vs Utah Jazz100:99vs Dallas Mavericks118:112vs Indiana Pacers90:105@ Dallas Mavericks

The Cavaliers did a good job on 01/02 when they won 145-134 against the Chicago Bulls on their home floor. Donovan Mitchell became only the 7th player in the entire NBA history by scoring 71 points, while also delivering 11 assists, and grabbing 8 boards, thus aiding the Cavs’ victory. The team hit 52.2% of their field goals, 73.3% of their free throws, and a mediocre 34.8% of their long shots. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 7-3 in their last ten matches and are currently on a streak of two consecutive victories. The team is performing at a great level at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse with a 17-4 home record. Cleveland’s next game is on Friday, January 6th, on the road against the Denver Nuggets.

Cleveland Cavaliers Averages this Season

  • Points For
    111.60
  • Points Against
    106.40
  • Assits
    23.30
  • Rebounds
    42.98
  • Steals
    6.58
  • Turnovers
    14.63
  • Blocks
    4.26
  • Points Difference
    5.20

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Cleveland Cavaliers Standout Performer

  • Donovan Mitchell

    Donovan Mitchell has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 29.3 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 rebounds for 36.7 minutes on the floor.

Cleveland Cavaliers Missing Players

  • Ricky Rubio
    Knee
  • Dylan Windler
    Ankle
  • Dean Wade
    Shoulder
  • Darius Garland
    Thumb

Phoenix Suns Form

*Last 10 Phoenix Suns Games - 4:6
01-02-202312-30-202212-28-202212-27-202212-25-202212-23-202212-20-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-2022
102:83@ New York Knicks113:104@ Toronto Raptors127:102@ Washington Wizards108:125@ Memphis Grizzlies128:125@ Denver Nuggets100:125vs Memphis Grizzlies110:113vs Washington Wizards130:104vs Los Angeles Lakers118:114vs New Orleans Pelicans95:111@ Los Angeles Clippers

In their previous game, the Phoenix Suns met the New York Knicks on January 2nd and lost 102-83 away from home. The Suns’ top performer in that game was Deandre Ayton, as he ended with 12 points, 2 assists, and 5 rebounds in 29 minutes on the court. 39.1% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. The Phoenix roster also averaged 71.4% free throws and struggled from deep with 27.0% 3-point shooting on the night. The Suns won 4 of their last 10 meetings while losing 6 for the period, and right now they are on a 3-game losing streak. When visiting, they are 6–13 this season. The Phoenix Suns are scheduled to next face the Miami Heat on Friday, January 6th, on home court.

Phoenix Suns Averages This Season

  • Points For
    113.50
  • Points Against
    111.20
  • Assits
    26.45
  • Rebounds
    43.43
  • Steals
    7.29
  • Turnovers
    13.95
  • Blocks
    5.21
  • Points Difference
    2.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Phoenix Suns Standout Performer

  • Devin Booker

    Despite being injured as of 12/25, Devin Booker is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 27.1 points. He stays 34.6 minutes on court, helps with 5.6 final passes and catches 4.6 rebounds.

Phoenix Suns Missing Players

  • Jae Crowder
    Personal
  • Cameron Johnson
    Knee
  • Devin Booker
    Groin
  • Cameron Payne
    Foot

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
15 18 26 31 90
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
14 29 21 24 88
Cleveland CavaliersPhoenix Suns
  • Score

    90
    88
  • Field Goals Made

    30
    32
  • Field Goals Attempts

    77
    81
  • 3 pts Made

    11
    10
  • 3 pts Attempts

    36
    28
  • Free Throws Made

    19
    14
  • Free Throws Attempts

    23
    18
  • Rebounds Total

    46
    49
  • Rebounds Offence

    7
    8
  • Rebounds Defence

    39
    41
  • Assists

    15
    24
  • Steals

    9
    8
  • Blocks

    4
    3
  • Turnovers

    15
    15
  • Personal Fouls

    17
    19

Player Ratings

Cleveland Cavaliers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Caris LeVert3871163.65771.42366.71562212121-8
Donovan Mitchell3662030.031225.055100.01569204420+9
Jarrett Allen331333.3010.0000088011112+5
Cedi Osman3341233.32633.32450.01231101012+11
Evan Mobley322922.200022100.0178120416-8
Kevin Love221714.3060.044100.0268101246-1
Raul Neto215771.4010.044100.00220110214+4
Isaac Okoro193742.91333.3010.0044100027+5
Lamar Stevens611100.0000000101000022-7

Phoenix Suns

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Chris Paul4091752.93560.044100.00448201325+7
Deandre Ayton3771258.3010.01250.0216181103215-5
Mikal Bridges3631520.01425.03475.02574121110-12
Landry Shamet3641233.32633.344100.004431005140
Torrey Craig241333.3010.022100.0325310104-5
Dario Saric194757.12366.70000441001210-2
Damion Lee161425.0020.0000022211112-2
Ish Wainright122450.02366.7000101010126+10
Cameron Payne91520.0020.0000011200312-2
Bismack Biyombo9000000020.0033000110+5
Duane Washington Jr.2020.0010.0000000000010-4

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