Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks 12/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks 12/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
More NBA Picks Predictions Previews

The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to the City that never sleeps to play with the Knicks at the Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, New York, Tuesday evening. The Cavaliers already won 2 games in a row after outrunning the Indiana Pacers to a score of 116-106 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Monday. SF Dante Exum got the huge chunk of in the score sheets and delivered 23 points and 5 dimes in 27 minutes followed by Center Andre Drummond with 17 and pulled down 11 boards with a highlight block over PG Victor Oladipo.

The Cavs had PF Kevin Love, SF Cedi Osman, PG Collin Sexton, and PG Matthew Dellavedova on the sidelines with injuries. Also, PF Larry Nance Jr. missed the second half after absorbing a blow in the jaw. Cleveland has 111.5 ppg at 50.3% from the field while allowing the last 2 teams an average of 105 ppg at 43.9% FG shooting. Cedi Osman averaged 23 points while rookie SF Isaac Okoro has 16.5 points and 2.5 dimes per game. The Cavaliers are 34.4% from the 3-point range and 72.5% from the charity area allowing 38.1% shooting from the rainbow territory and grabbing 50 rebounds per match.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks Predictions 12/16/2020

Meanwhile, The New York Knicks are on a 2-1 slate in the preseason exhibition games after producing only 16 points in the final frame against the Detroit Pistons. The Knicks lost to the Pistons to a score of 91-99 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan, Sunday. The team had 22 lost ball possessions and shot a poor 39% from the field. New York was 20-46 landing as one of the worst teams in the season.

Second year SF R.J. Barret led his team with 25 points followed by PF Julius Randle with 18 points, 6 boards, and 5 dimes in the loss. New York has 90.5 points ppg at 42.5% from the field while allowing other teams at 91.5 ppg on 37.2% FG shooting. The top 3 scorers of the squad are SF R.J. Barrett (20 points and 4.5 rpg), Julius Randle (14.5 ppg and 7 rpg), and Alec Burks. Rookie SF Obadiah Toppin grabbed 5.5 rpg. The team is 23.2% from the 3-point range and 57.8% from the charity lane while allowing opponents at 29.7% from the deep while pulling 51 rebounds per game.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks. The NBA pick is the New York Knicks. PF Kevin Love is suffering a left Achilles soreness and will not be playing in this outing. The Cavs will be playing with confidence after stopping the Indiana Pacers. However, The Knicks are playing well on their home turf and will have the odds leaning on them to a predicted score of 109-100 to cover the spread.

NBA Pro Basketball Free Premium Picks Predictions. Today’s entire NBA Basketball premium pick predictions against the spread are free right now at 1-888-711-4311 or text the word WINBIG to 760-670-3130 to receive them. Included are Best Bets, Parlays and Halftime winners for this week free of charge.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks 12/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 7:30 P.M. ET

Location: Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, New York

Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2020

TV: MSG, Fox Sports Ohio

NBA Odds: New York Knicks -2

NBA Totals: 210.5

Click Here For More NBA Video Free Picks


Getting Started – How it all works


Our Experts

Find the best handicappers for you from NFL, NBA, NCAAB, NCAAF, MLB, more.


Select Your Picks

Daily, Weekly, Monthly pick pass or Subscriptions


My Purchased Picks

Access your purchased picks and packages by logging in to your account.