3rd Quarter Report

Only one more quarter stands between the Cavaliers and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead the Hawks 102-90.

The Cavaliers came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Atlanta Hawks @ Cleveland Cavaliers

Current Records: Atlanta 8-8, Cleveland 9-8

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse -- Cleveland, Ohio
  • TV: Bally Sports - Ohio
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $1.96

What to Know

The Cleveland Cavaliers will stay at home for another game and welcome the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m. ET on November 28th at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavaliers will be strutting in after a victory while the Hawks will be stumbling in from a loss.

Winning is just a little bit easier when you work as a team to post 12 more assists than your opponent, a fact the Cavaliers proved on Sunday. They had just enough and edged Toronto out 105-102. The Cavaliers were down 50-38 with 2:21 left in the second quarter but they still came back for the handy three-point victory.

Meanwhile, Atlanta couldn't handle Boston on Sunday and fell 113-103.

Cleveland pushed their record up to 9-8 with that victory, which was their third straight at home. That rough patch could be blamed on the team's lackluster offensive performance across that stretch, as they only averaged 103.0 points per game. As for Atlanta, their loss dropped their record down to 8-8.

While only the Hawks took care of their fans the last time they played, neither team managed to cover. As for their game on Tuesday, the Cavaliers are the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. Neither team has fared well against the spread this season; they is 6-11, while Atlanta is 5-11.

The Cavaliers couldn't quite finish off the Hawks in their previous meeting back in March and fell 120-118. Will the Cavaliers have more luck at home instead of on the road? Come back here after the game to find expert analysis of the match and other NBA content.


Cleveland is a 4.5-point favorite against Atlanta, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Cavaliers as a 5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 237.5 points.

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Series History

Atlanta has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Cleveland.

  • Mar 28, 2023 - Atlanta 120 vs. Cleveland 118
  • Feb 24, 2023 - Atlanta 136 vs. Cleveland 119
  • Nov 21, 2022 - Cleveland 114 vs. Atlanta 102
  • Apr 15, 2022 - Atlanta 107 vs. Cleveland 101
  • Mar 31, 2022 - Atlanta 131 vs. Cleveland 107
  • Feb 15, 2022 - Atlanta 124 vs. Cleveland 116
  • Dec 31, 2021 - Atlanta 121 vs. Cleveland 118
  • Oct 23, 2021 - Cleveland 101 vs. Atlanta 95
  • Mar 14, 2021 - Atlanta 100 vs. Cleveland 82
  • Feb 23, 2021 - Cleveland 112 vs. Atlanta 111

Injury Report for the Cavaliers

  • Dean Wade: Out (Ankle)
  • Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle)
  • Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal)

Injury Report for the Hawks

  • Mouhamed Gueye: Out (Back)
  • Jalen Johnson: Out (Wrist)
  • Kobe Bufkin: Out (Thumb)