Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The New York Knicks travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.
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The Knicks have an overall record of 2-2 and they are 2-0 away from home. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division and have a point differential of +2.8. The Cavaliers come into this game with a 3-1 overall record and they are 2-1 at Quicken Loans Arena. They are 3rd in the Central Division and have a point differential of +11.2.
Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 23 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 11.8 points per game in 23.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
LeBron James averages 22 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 55%. Kevin Love averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
New York averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 56.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15.2 per game. The Knicks allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Cleveland averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 57 rebounds per game and 27 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 10th with 14.2 per game. The Cavaliers allow 91.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 17.8 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Cavaliers force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 2-2-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
11/03/15 F Kristaps Porzingis Neck is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Cleveland
11/03/15 F Lou Amundson Back is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Cleveland
10/26/15 G Arron Afflalo Hamstring out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/02/15 G J.R. Smith Knee "?" Wednesday vs. New York
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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