Cleveland Cavaliers at New York Knicks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/3/2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Madison Square Garden in New York City
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The Cleveland Cavaliers will be looking to extend their four-game winning streak on Thursday night when they visit the New York Knicks. In their first game against each other this season, the Knicks came away with a 95-90 road win over the Cavs.
On Tuesday night, the Cavs needed 81 points from their Big Three to be able to hold off the Milwaukee Bucks for a 111-108 home win. They did finish with 19 turnovers in that win, but they were also able to make 53.4 percent of their shots as a team.
So far this season, the Cavs are in the top 10 in scoring by averaging 103.8 points per game. Power forward Kevin Love hasn't been scoring as much this season, but he is still averaging 17.9 points and a team-high 9.5 rebounds per game. Point guard Kyrie Irving has scored 21.5 points per game and is third in the NBA with 9.5 assists per game.
The Knicks lost their fifth game in a row on Tuesday when the Brooklyn Nets beat them 98-93. The Knicks shot just 43.2 percent from the field in that game and were outrebounded 49-40 by the Nets.
Through 19 games, the Knicks have only been able to score 93.4 points per game while giving up 99.1 points per game. Power forward Amar'e Stoudemire currently has a 20.8 PER by averaging 12.8 points and 7.9 rebounds in just 25.1 minutes played per game.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
Cleveland Cavaliers are 7-9-0 Against the Spread
Cleveland Cavaliers are 6-9-0 against the Over/Under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
New York Knicks are 5-14-0 Against the Spread
New York Knicks are 9-9-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/06/14 G Matthew Dellavedova Knee out indefinitely
New York Knicks
12/03/14 G J.R. Smith Illness "?" Thursday vs. Cleveland
11/23/14 C Andrea Bargnani Hamstring out indefinitely
11/22/14 F Cleanthony Early Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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