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The Knicks and Cavaliers will tip-off on January 24th, 2023, in an NBA game in New York, NY at Madison Square Garden, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Knicks vs. Cavaliers betting tip and prediction
This Eastern Conference clash will be played on January 24th, 2023, at 18:30. The Knicks enters as 3.5 point underdogs in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Knicks were 21.5 point underdogs but lost the game to Cavaliers, 119-101. The over/under for the upcoming game is 220.5 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 232.5 points, and the under was victorious.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2022-2023 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Knicks are making 34.1 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Cavaliers are converting on 36.3 percent of their 3-pointers. Knicks are attempting 39 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Cavaliers are taking 37 percent of their field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
New York Knicks
How are the Knicks playing this season?
The Knicks comes into this game with a 25-23 record, and they are currently 7th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Knicks are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Did the Knicks win their most recent game?
No, Knicks fell to the Raptors, 125-116. Fred VanVleet scored 28 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Knicks
The leading scorer for the Knicks this season is Julius Randle, who is averaging 24.4 points per game. In the last game, he scored 59.25 points in DraftKings and 53.8 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Knicks
Coming into the January 24th, 2023 contest, Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 10.9 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 59.25 points in DraftKings and 53.8 fantasy points in FanDuel. Jalen Brunson has a team-high 6.3 assists per game. He scored 32.25 DraftKings points and 29.7 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Knicks is Jalen Brunson (1 steals per game). He has 32.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 29.7 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Mitchell Robinson is leading the way for the Knicks with 1.8 blocks per game
Knicks Team Analysis
The Knicks’ point differential this season is 2 points per game, which ranks 9th in the NBA. They are averaging 114.3 points per game while allowing 112.3 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Knicks are making 11.9 shots per game, which ranks 16th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Knicks are making 20 per game, which ranks 5th in the NBA.
Projected Knicks Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Knicks plan on having these starting five for the game: Jericho Sims, Julius Randle, RJ Barrett, Quentin Grimes and Jalen Brunson. In their last meeting against the Cavaliers, the Knicks’ starting lineup consisted of Mitchell Robinson, Obi Toppin, RJ Barrett, Evan Fournier and Alec Burks. For the upcoming matchup, the Knicks has the following injuries: Immanuel Quickley is questionable (knee) and Mitchell Robinson is out (thumb).
How are the Cavaliers playing this season?
The Cavaliers head this game with a 29-19 record, and they are currently 5th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Cavaliers are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Did the Cavaliers win their most recent game?
Yes, Cavaliers defeated the Bucks, 114-102. Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Cavaliers
The leading scorer for the Cavaliers this season is Donovan Mitchell, who is averaging 28.4 points per game. Donovan Mitchell also leads the team in minutes played per game with 36.14.
Other Team Leaders for the Cavaliers
Jarrett Allen is leading the way with 9.6 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 27.5 points in DraftKings and 29.2 in FanDuel. Darius Garland is dishing out a team-high 8.1 assists per game. He has 45.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 44.6 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Cavaliers’ leader is Donovan Mitchell with 1.4 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 0 DraftKings fantasy points and 0 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Cavaliers is Evan Mobley, who is sending back 1.3 shots per game. He scored 51.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 49.3 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Cavaliers Team Analysis
The Cavaliers’ point differential this season is 4.5 points per game, which ranks 2nd in the NBA. They are averaging 111.7 points per game while allowing 107.2 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Cavaliers are making 11.4 shots per game, which ranks 21st in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Cavaliers are making 18.6 per game, which ranks 14th in the NBA.
Projected Cavaliers’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Cavaliers are starting these five players for the game: Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley, Isaac Okoro, Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland. In their last meeting against the Knicks, the Cavaliers’ starting five were Moses Brown, Lauri Markkanen, Isaac Okoro, Caris LeVert and Darius Garland. For the upcoming matchup, Cavaliers has the following injuries: Donovan Mitchell is probable (groin) and Dylan Windler is out (ankle).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Knicks coming into this game as 3.5 point underdogs the suggestion is to bet at the Cavaliers.
Money Line betting suggestion
Knicks are a 3.5 money line underdog for the game against the Cavaliers, and the suggestion is to pick the Cavaliers.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Knicks and Cavaliers is 220.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
The Knicks and Cavaliers have combined for an impressive 12 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Knicks vs Cavaliers betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on January 24th, 2023.
The contest will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.
The Knicks have a 25-23 record thus far this season, they are the 7th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers are 29-19, they own the 5th spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Knicks and Cavaliers played, the Cavaliers won, 119-101.
Knicks are underdogs by 3.5 points for the January 24th, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Knicks were a 21.5 point underdog. They lost the game against Cavaliers, 119-101.
The over/under is 220.5 points for the January 24th, 2023 game. The last time the Knicks and Cavaliers faced each other, the over/under was 232.5. Bettors who took the under won. The teams combined for 220 points.
The matchup on January 24th, 2023, is the third game between the Knicks and Cavaliers this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on March 31, 2023 at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.