Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks Basketball Betting Tips 11/10/2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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Madison Square Garden is the venue where Julius Randle and the New York Knicks (2-7, 5th in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (3-5, 4th in the Central Division) on Sunday. Cleveland opens this contest as 2.5 point dogs. The over/under is set at 212.5.
The Cavaliers cover 57.1% of the time, having gone 4-3-1 ATS. New York covers the spread 55.6% of the time, going 5-4-0 against the spread.
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/7/2019 Dylan Windler SG Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
10/27/2019 John Henson PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
10/17/2019 Ante Zizic C Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/7/2019 Kadeem Allen SG Knee Game Time Decision
11/7/2019 Jr PG Personal Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
11/7/2019 Mitchell Robinson C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
11/5/2019 Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
7/22/2019 Reggie Bullock SG Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Kevin Love comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 14.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Collin Sexton averages 17.3 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Julius Randle averages 15.0 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Marcus Morris averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 107.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 14.1 per game. The Cavaliers allow 110.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 25.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 29th in the league with 100.6 points per game this year. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -8.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game, and 27th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Knicks are 16th in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Knicks surrender 109.4 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 46.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game.
The Cavaliers are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.5, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 24th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Cleveland is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 5th in the league.
New York is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 9th in the league. The Knicks are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.6, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New York -2.5
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