The New York Knicks will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:30 p.m. ET Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. New York is 25-23 overall and 11-13 at home, while Cleveland is 29-19 overall and 9-14 on the road. The Knicks won the last meeting between these teams in December which ended a four-game win streak by Cleveland in the head-to-head series.
Cleveland is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Knicks vs. Cavaliers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 221.5. Before entering any Cavaliers vs. Knicks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Knicks vs. Cavaliers spread: Knicks +3.5
- Knicks vs. Cavaliers over/under: 221.5 points
- Knicks vs. Cavaliers money line: New York +140, Cleveland -165
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