The New York Knicks will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in an NBA pro basketball game Thursday February 23rd, 2017. NBA pick prediction odds will have Cleveland a sizable favorite on the home court. This game is televised by TNT TV. NBA pick prediction Knicks at Cavaliers is available now to all preview readers who make the call from the info below.
Date: Thursday February 23rd, 2017
Start Time: 8 PM ET
Betting Preview: The teams have met three times this season. Cleveland Cavaliers have won and covered the point spread in all three gamd with one at home and two on the road. In the Cavaliers home game they beat the Knicks 117-88 easily covering the spread as a -9.5 betting odds favorite. Cleveland had a good shooting team hitting on 48%. Knicks made just 37% of their shots in defeat.
New York Knicks have a record of 23-34 on the season. The Knicks are 9-19 in their road games. New York heading to the break lost at Oklahoma City 116-105 as they failed to cover the point spread as a +7.5 betting odds underdog. The total went over 218. It has been a bad current for the New York Knicks as they have lost five of their past six games with the only win coming at home to San Antonio who went cold from the field. Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and four assists in the Knicks loss. Derrick Rose contributed with 25 and seven assists. In our preview for the New York Knicks we find a team that struggles shooting the basketball. New York hits only 44.8% from the field ranking in the lower half of the NBA. Anthony leads the Knicks in scoring with 23.4 per game.
Cleveland checks in at 35-16 overall. Cavaliers are 24-5 on the home court. Cleveland Cavaliers headed to their break by beating Indiana Pacers at home 113-104 as they covered the spread in a back to back spot. Cavaliers were favored by -6.5 in the game and it went under 219. Cleveland has won three straight and seven of their past eight games with the loss coming by 9 at Oklahoma City in a road back to back situation. Kyrie Irving had 26 points and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers in their win. LeBron James scored 31 and pulled down five rebounds. In this preview we find Cleveland Cavaliers a very good shooting team hitting 46.5% (7th in league) and 39% from three point range (2nd in NBA). Cleveland is just a league average defensive team. LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers scoring 25.9 per game and dishing out 8.8 assists.
Free pick prediction Knicks at Cavaliers is rated as high confidence selection in the preview based on key information during the handicap of this game.
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