The Cleveland Cavaliers (3-0) are favorites as they try to continue a three-game win streak when they host the New York Knicks (1-2) on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-OH. The matchup has an over/under of points.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 29, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Cavaliers vs Knicks Betting Odds
Injury Report as of December 29
Isaac Okoro: Out (Foot),
Dylan Windler: Out (Wrist),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Personal),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)
Austin Rivers: Out (Groin),
Dennis Smith Jr.: Out (Quad),
Kevin Knox II: Day To Day (Knee),
Alec Burks: Day To Day (Ankle),
Obi Toppin: Out (Calf),
Omari Spellman: Day To Day (Right knee),
Immanuel Quickley: Out (Hip)
Cavaliers Key Players
Knicks Key Players
- The Cavaliers made 45.8% of their shots from the field last season, which was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Knicks allowed to their opponents (46.3%).
- Cleveland went 17-9 against the spread and 11-15 overall when it shot higher than 46.3% from the field.
- New York went 20-8-1 against the spread and 15-15 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 45.8% from the field.
- The Knicks’ 44.8% shooting percentage from the field last season was 4.3 percentage points lower than the Cavaliers gave up to their opponents (49.1%).
- Last season, New York had a 7-3 record against the spread and a 6-5 record overall in games the team collectively shot above 49.1% from the field.
- Cleveland went 12-4-1 against the spread and 12-5 overall in games it allowed opponents to shoot higher than 44.8% from the field.
- The Cavaliers shot 35.1% from deep last season, three% lower than the 38.1% the Knicks allowed to opponents.
- Cleveland had a 12-8-1 record against the spread and a 6-15 record overall when the team connected on more than 38.1% of its three-point attempts.
- New York put up a 19-5-1 against the spread while going 13-13 overall in games last season when its opponents shot higher than 35.1% from downtown.
- The Knicks shot 33.7% from three-point distance last season. That’s 3.8 percentage points lower than the Cavaliers allowed their opponents to shot from deep (37.5%).
- New York went 15-5-1 ATS and 10-12 overall when the team made more than 37.5% of its three-point attempts.
- Cleveland went 10-2-1 ATS and 7-6 overall in games it shot above 33.7% from deep.
- The Cavaliers’ 11.2 made three-pointers per game last season were 1.6 more made shots on average than the 9.6 per game the Knicks allowed.
- Cleveland went 12-8-2 against the spread and 6-16 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When New York made fewer threes than its opponents, it went 21-24-1 ATS and 15-32 straight up.
- The Cavaliers were the 21st-best three-point shooting team in the NBA last season, while the Knicks gave up the 27th-fewest makes from deep.
Cavaliers vs Knicks Stat Rankings
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