Knicks vs. Cavs Prediction

Will Knicks vs. Cavs game be high-scoring for bettors? NBA Picks 2/23/17

Will tonight's Knicks and Cavs matchup at 8:00PM ET be high-scoring for bettors?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cavs are 10-point home favorites versus the Knicks after opening as an 11-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 221 and has been bet up to 223.

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New York enters play having won just three times over its last 10 games and covering just four times over its last 10 games. On the season the Knicks are 30-27 against the spread, which includes a 14-14 ATS record on the road.

Cleveland, meanwhile, has won eight of 10 overall and is 8-2 against the spread during that same span. The Cavs are also 26-27 at the betting window on the season, although they're 15-12 against the spread at home.

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OUR PREDICTION: The over is 7-1 in the Cavs' last eight games overall and has cashed in six of their last eight home games. The over is also 5-1 in the Knicks' last six games, is 4-1 in their last five conference games, and has cashed in six of their last seven games when they're playing on three or more days of rest.

 

THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: KNICKS/CAVS OVER 223

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