New York Knicks (3-2) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (4-1)
October 30, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -4.5; Over/Under: +223.5
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The New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Sunday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The New York Knicks look to build on their 3-2 start. The Cleveland Cavaliers look to build on their 4-game winning streak.
The New York Knicks are averaging 119.8 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 114.6 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Julius Randle is averaging 19 points and 9.4 rebounds, while Jalen Brunson is averaging 18.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. RJ Barrett is the third double-digit scorer and Evan Fournier is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The New York Knicks are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50.8 rebounds per game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 117 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 105.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 31 points and 6.4 assists, while Caris LeVert is averaging 17.4 points and 3.6 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Cedi Osman is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 41.7 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.
The Knicks are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Cavaliers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 overall. The over is 14-6 in Cavaliers last 20 overall. The Knicks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Cleveland.
The New York Knicks have been covering machines on the road dating back to last season, but I’d need more points to consider them here. The Cleveland Cavaliers have far and away more top talent than the Knicks, and they look like a team that’s starting to find their rhythm during this 4-game winning streak. The Cavs are only going to get better as new guys get comfortable on the roster. I’ll lay the reasonable number with the home team.