New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers Matchup 3/3/2024

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NY 107 @ CLE 98

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Final

5-7, 2nd East Central

NY 107 @ CLE 98

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Final

The Cleveland Cavaliers (39-20) are four-point favorites versus the New York Knicks (35-25) on March 3, 2024 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. It's a matchup featuring a pair of the strongest defensive squads in the league -- the Cavaliers are second in points allowed per game (109.6) and the Knicks are third (109.9). The matchup has a point total of 208.5.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
New York Knicks Knicks
74
+5 (-110)
+4 (-105)
212.5 pts
208.5 pts
+170
+150
line-movement
Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers
69
-5 (-110)
-4 (-115)
-205
-180

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
22-38-0 9-22-0 13-16-0
26-33-1 15-15-1 11-18-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 6-9-0 1-7-0 5-2-0 8-7-0 2-5-0 6-2-0
220.5 to 225 12-8-0 9-4-0 3-4-0 7-6-1 4-4-1 3-2-0
225.5 to 229 3-3-0 1-2-0 2-1-0 3-9-1 2-3-0 1-6-1
229.5 to 235 8-4-0 3-1-0 5-3-0 5-5-0 1-3-0 4-2-0
235.5 to 240 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-0-0 6-1-0 5-0-0 1-1-0
240.5 and over 1-3-0 1-1-0 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
32-29-0 15-16-0 17-13-0
29-29-2 14-16-1 15-13-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 3-4-0 3-4-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 1-3-0 1-0-0
-7 to -10 4-2-0 4-0-0 0-2-0 2-5-0 1-3-0 1-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 7-9-0 2-4-0 5-5-0 12-5-0 7-5-0 5-0-0
-0.5 to -3 6-3-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 3-3-1 3-1-1 0-2-0
0 to 3 4-4-0 3-3-0 1-1-0 4-6-0 1-1-0 3-5-0
+3.5 to +6.5 4-7-0 1-4-0 3-3-0 1-4-0 1-3-0 0-1-0
+7 to +10 3-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-0 4-1-1 0-0-0 4-1-1
+10.5 or more 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 15-14 51.7% 55.2 114.6
Underdog 11-17 39.3% 42.9 112.7
After Losses 12-10 54.5% 59.1 113.4
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 20-10 66.7% 48.3 116
Favorite 31-11 73.8% 50 116.3
After Losses 11-8 57.9% 47.4 112.1

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
105.6 27.3 26.6 26.5 25.2
109 27.9 27.6 26.9 26.6
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
107.4 28.2 26.9 26.5 25.8
107.9 26.7 27.4 27.5 26.3
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.2 28.1 28.1 27.1 25.9
110.1 28.5 27.8 27.5 26.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
104.9 27.3 26.9 25.9 24.8
102.4 26.2 25.3 26.2 24.7

New York Knicks Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 NY 92 vs NO 115 +6.5 214 37.3% 23 13 30.4% 11 50.6% 23 10 52.9% 14
2/11/24 NY 111 vs IND 125 +2.5 237.5 47.6% 23 5 31.2% 9 61% 19 6 48.3% 15
2/9/24 NY 108 vs DAL 122 +6 228 44.7% 11 14 37.8% 14 52.4% 23 6 42.9% 8
2/2/24 NY 109 vs IND 105 -2 235 39.8% 25 24 21.1% 10 45.2% 13 9 39.4% 13
1/31/24 NY 118 vs UTA 103 -3 229 46.8% 18 14 38.2% 5 45.3% 17 15 33.3% 14

Cleveland Cavaliers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/29/24 CLE 123 @ CHI 132 +5.5 217 43.3% 19 5 40.7% 12 40% 38 25 35.1% 16
2/28/24 CLE 121 vs DAL 119 -4 230.5 53% 18 9 50% 16 52.7% 15 5 42.4% 5
2/11/24 CLE 119 @ TOR 95 +8.5 230 52.2% 13 14 34.1% 10 40.2% 23 12 29% 11
2/9/24 CLE 118 @ BKN 95 +7.5 224 53.8% 17 7 40.5% 15 39.8% 14 12 40% 12
2/8/24 CLE 114 @ WAS 106 +11.5 234.5 48.9% 22 7 34.3% 14 44.7% 9 12 40% 15

Knicks vs. Cavaliers Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 3, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Favorite: Cavaliers (-4)
  • Total: 208.5

Knicks vs. Cavaliers Matchup Statistics

  • The Cavaliers score only 4.7 more points per game (114.6) than the Knicks allow (109.9).
  • The Cavaliers' +299 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by five points per game) is a result of scoring 114.6 points per game (15th in the NBA) while giving up 109.6 per outing (second in the league).
  • The Knicks have a +218 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.7 points per game. They're putting up 113.6 points per game, 19th in the league, and are giving up 109.9 per contest to rank third in the NBA.
  • Offensively Cleveland has performed better in home games this year, scoring 116 points per game, compared to 113.2 per game in away games.
  • New York is scoring fewer points at home (112.6 per game) than away (114.6).
  • The Cavaliers' offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, putting up 114 points a contest compared to the 114.6 they've averaged this year.
  • While the Knicks are posting 113.6 points per game in 2023-24, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, tallying 106.1 points per contest.

Knicks vs. Cavaliers Previous Meetings

Cavaliers vs Knicks (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/1/2023 Knicks -5.5 211 -218 +180 95-89 CLE
10/31/2023 Knicks -2 214 -130 +110 109-91 NY
4/26/2023 Cavaliers -5.5 203 -215 +185 106-95 NY
4/23/2023 Knicks -2 204 -130 +110 102-93 NY
4/21/2023 Knicks -2 211.5 -135 +115 99-79 NY
4/18/2023 Cavaliers -5.5 214 -230 +195 107-90 CLE
4/15/2023 Cavaliers -5 216.5 -205 +175 101-97 NY
3/31/2023 Cavaliers -3.5 220 -165 +140 130-116 NY
1/24/2023 Cavaliers -3 220 -145 +125 105-103 NY
12/4/2022 Cavaliers -2.5 222.5 -140 +120 92-81 NY
10/30/2022 Cavaliers -3.5 220 -165 +140 121-108 CLE

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell averages 28 points, 5.4 boards and 6.2 assists.
  • Jarrett Allen is averaging 15.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.8 steals and 1.1 blocked shots.
  • Max Strus is averaging 12.3 points, 3.8 assists and 4.8 boards.
  • Caris LeVert's numbers on the season are 14.1 points, 3.8 boards and 4.7 assists per contest, shooting 41.8% from the field and 33.1% from downtown, with an average of 1.6 made treys.
  • Evan Mobley is averaging 16 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists.

Knicks Leaders

  • Jalen Brunson is averaging 27.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 6.7 assists for the Knicks.
  • Donte DiVincenzo's numbers on the season are 14 points, 3.4 boards and 2.4 assists per contest. He is draining 44.9% of his shots from the floor and 41% from 3-point range, with an average of 3.2 treys (seventh in league).
  • Per game, Josh Hart provides the Knicks 8.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists, plus 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • Isaiah Hartenstein averages 6.9 points, 8.5 boards and 2.1 assists. He is sinking 61.2% of his shots from the floor.
  • Alec Burks' numbers on the season are 12.6 points, 2.6 boards and 1.6 assists per game. He is making 39.4% of his shots from the floor and 40.1% from 3-point range, with an average of 2.3 triples.

Knicks vs. Cavaliers Injury Report

  • Cavaliers Injuries: Tristan Thompson: Out (Suspension), Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle), Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal), Caris LeVert: Questionable (Elbow), Donovan Mitchell: Questionable (Knee)
  • Knicks Injuries: Julius Randle: Out (Shoulder), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), OG Anunoby: Out (Elbow), OG Anunoby: Out (Elbow)