Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks 11/7/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Madison Square Garden is the location where the New York Knicks (6-3) will compete against the Cleveland Cavaliers (6-4) on Sunday.
The Cavaliers played the Raptors and earned the victory with a final of 102-101 in their last game. With respect to fouls, the Cavaliers walked away with 13 and the Raptors racked up 10 fouls. They converted 12 of 27 tries from 3-point land. Toronto finished the game shooting 55.6% at the free throw line by converting 5 of 9 shots. On top of that, Toronto pulled down 25 rebounds (19 offensive, 6 defensive) and had 3 blocks. Toronto doled out 44 assists and had 20 steals for this contest. In the matter of defending, Cleveland allowed the other team to go 42.4% from the field on 42 of 99 shooting. They also dished out 22 assists in the game while forcing 7 turnovers and earning 5 steals. With respect to hauling in rebounds, they earned a total of 39 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Cavaliers converted 16 of their 19 attempts for a percentage of 84.2%. Cleveland finished with a 46.3% FG percentage (38 out of 82) and converted 10 out of their 30 3-pointers.
Jarrett Allen is one guy who came through in this game. Allen walked away from this one shooting 83.3% from the field but finished the game without an assist. He played for 39 mins played and also pulled down 15 boards. He ended up walking away with 16 points on 5 of 6 shooting.
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Cleveland comes into this game with a mark of 6-4 this year. They are losing possession via turnover 16.5 times per game and as a unit they are committing 15.5 personal fouls per game. As a team, Cleveland is snagging 44.6 boards per game and has accounted for 246 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 4th in the league in terms of passing. The Cavaliers are connecting on 32.5% on shots from downtown (100 of 308) and 76.9% from the charity stripe. They average 104.0 points per contest (23rd in the NBA) while going 45.4% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Cavaliers are forcing 14.9 turnovers per game while drawing 19.5 fouls. They rank 25th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 242 conceded for the campaign. The Cavaliers are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.0% (414 of 921) and they concede 45.9 boards per contest as a group. They are giving up 33.8% from 3-point land and they rank 10th in basketball in points per game allowed (104.5).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Knicks went home victorious with a score of 113-98 against the Bucks. In the matter of how they attacked the glass, New York allowed Milwaukee to get 30 overall (7 offensive). They finished shooting 37.2% from distance by connecting on 16 of 43 and finished the game at 16 out of 21 at the free throw line (76.2%). The Knicks allowed the Bucks to convert 33 out of 82 tries from the field which had them at 40.2% for the game. Overall, the Knicks walked away from this one shooting 41 out of 96 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.7%. When talking about shots from downtown, New York made 10 out of their 40 tries (25.0%). They were able to make 21 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 80.8%. The Bucks were called for 14 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Knicks to the free throw line for a total of 26 tries. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while earning 11 steals for the matchup. The Knicks recorded 39 defensive rebounds and 20 offensive boards totaling 59 in this game.
Julius Randle ended up being a factor for the Knicks in this contest. He made 11 out of 22 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and earned 12 rebounds. Randle had 32 points in his 33 mins of playing time and accumulated 4 assists for the game.
New York has a win-loss mark of 6-3 this season. The Knicks commit 19.0 personal fouls per game while shooting 74.8% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 22.4 times per contest (22nd in the league) and they cough up possession 13.7 times per game. New York has scored 1,017 pts this season (113.0 per contest) and they collect 46.9 boards per game. As an offensive unit, the Knicks are connecting on 45.5% from the floor, which is 14th in the league.
The Knicks on the defensive side of the court are 19th in the league in PPG given up with 109.0. They are forcing their opponents into 13.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.7% from the floor (6th in the NBA). The New York defense concedes 34.7% on shots from beyond the arc (130 of 375) and opponents are knocking down 83.2% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 25.3 dimes and 45.9 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 24th and 16th in the NBA.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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