Cavaliers vs Knicks Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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The Cleveland Cavaliers (29-19) visit the New York Knicks (25-23) on January 24, 2023 at Madison Square Garden. The Cavaliers are favorites, by 3.5 points, in a contest featuring one of the NBA’s strongest defensive squads (the Cavaliers) versus one of the most efficient offensive teams (the Knicks). The point total is set as 221 points in this contest.

How to bet Cavaliers vs. Knicks

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Cavaliers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Cavaliers have -163 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +138 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 221 points.

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Cavaliers vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MSG
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Cavaliers vs. Knicks Betting Trends

The Cavaliers are 25-22-1 against the spread this season. Cleveland has been victorious in 26, or 68.4%, of the 38 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Cavaliers have eclipsed the over/under in 47.9% of their opportunities this year (23 times over 48 games with a set point total).

In the Knicks’ 48 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. New York has been the underdog on the moneyline 23 total times this season. NY has gone 9-14 in those games. Knicks games this season have hit the over on 25 of 48 set point totals (52.1%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Cavaliers Leaders
Donovan Mitchell 40 28.4 3.9 4.8 1.4 0.4 3.7
Darius Garland 39 21.7 2.8 8.1 1.2 0.1 2.4
Evan Mobley 46 15.2 8.9 2.7 0.7 1.3 0.2
Jarrett Allen 41 13.7 9.6 1.7 0.8 1.2 0
Caris LeVert 44 12.7 4 3.7 0.8 0.2 1.6


Knicks Leaders
Julius Randle 48 24.4 10.9 4 0.7 0.4 2.6
Jalen Brunson 45 22.5 3.5 6.3 1 0.2 1.8
RJ Barrett 42 20.3 5.5 2.9 0.5 0.1 1.8
Immanuel Quickley 47 12.5 4 3.1 0.9 0.1 1.6
Quentin Grimes 37 10.4 3.5 2.1 0.8 0.4 1.9
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Cavaliers vs. Knicks Injury Report

Knicks: Immanuel Quickley: Questionable (Knee), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Thumb)

What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers

Because of Cleveland’s offensive struggles this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 111.7 points per game, it has been forced to count on its defense, which ranks best in the league by giving up 107.3 points per game. The Cavaliers score 113.9 points per game in home games, compared to 109.3 points per game on the road, a difference of 4.6 points per contest. The Cavaliers have been scoring 110 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 111.7 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Cleveland is draining 11.4 three-pointers per game (21st-ranked in league). It has a 36.3% shooting percentage (12th-ranked) from three-point land. The Cavaliers are attempting 52.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 62.7% of the shots they’ve taken (and 72.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 31.4 three-pointers per contest, which are 37.3% of their shots (and 27.9% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the New York Knicks

Offensively New York is the 14th-ranked squad in the NBA (114.3 points per game). Defensively it is ninth (112.3 points allowed per game). The Knicks average 115.1 points per game at home, and 113.5 on the road. The Knicks are tallying 115 points per game in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 114.3.

New York makes 11.9 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.2% from beyond the arc, ranking 15th and 25th, respectively, in the NBA. The Knicks attempt 38.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 61.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.9% of the Knicks’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 71.1% are 2-pointers.

Cavaliers vs. Knicks Predictions and Pick

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