The New York Knicks lead 2-1 going into Game 4 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Knicks are 2.5-point favorites for the game, which airs on ABC at 1:00 PM ET. A 205-point over/under has been set in this matchup.
How to bet Knicks vs. Cavaliers
New York Knicks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Cavaliers are listed at +116 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 205 points.
Knicks vs. Cavaliers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, April 23, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: New York City, New York
- Arena: Madison Square Garden
Knicks vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends
In the Knicks’ 82 games this year, they have 45 wins against the spread. New York has been victorious in 27, or 65.9%, of the 41 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Knicks games this year have gone over the total in 44 out of 82 opportunities (53.7%).
The Cavaliers are 43-38-1 against the spread this season. Cleveland has won 22.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (4-14). Cavaliers games this year have gone over the point total 40 times in 82 opportunities (48.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Knicks vs. Cavaliers Injury Report
Cavaliers: Dylan Windler: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
New York is posting 116 points per game (11th-ranked in NBA) this year, while giving up 113.1 points per contest (12th-ranked). The Knicks are putting up 117.3 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are averaging 114.8 points per contest. The Knicks have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 115.5 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.5 points fewer than the 116 they’ve scored this year.
With 12.6 treys per game, New York is 11th in the NBA. It has a 35.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 19th in the league. Of the shots taken by the Knicks in 2022-23, 60% of them have been two-pointers (69.9% of the team’s made baskets) and 40% have been three-pointers (30.1%).
What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland is 25th in the NBA in points scored (112.3 per game) and best in points allowed (106.9). In 2022-23 the Cavaliers are averaging 1.9 more points per game at home (113.2) than on the road (111.3). Over their last 10 games, the Cavaliers are putting up 107 points per contest, compared to their season average of 112.3.
Cleveland is 19th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.6 per game) and 11th in 3-point percentage (36.7%). In 2022-23, the Cavaliers have attempted 37.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.9% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 27.9% of the Cavaliers’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 72.1% have been 2-pointers.
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