Two teams out of the Eastern Conference will get together on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden for a weekend round of NBA betting action. The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Thursday’s game on the road in Brooklyn with a 51-20 record. The Cavaliers lead the Toronto Raptors by just 2.5 games in the Eastern Conference standings. For the Knicks, they are coming off their second of back to back games against the Chicago Bulls. The Knicks came into Thursday with a 29-43 record, which is 13th in the Eastern Conference.
Cavs vs Knicks NBA Betting Prediction
When: Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 PM EST
Where: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Why Bet on the Cleveland Cavs
The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the game against Brooklyn on Thursday as winners of two straight games and 7 out of their last 10 games, although, the Nets spoiled the night with a 95-104 win over the Cavs.
Led by LeBron James with 24.9 per game, the Cavaliers have scored 100 points or more in their last four games. On the season, Cleveland is scoring 104 points per game, while their defense is allowing teams just under 98 per game. Last season, the Cavaliers won 53 games in the regular season, and currently need to win just 2 out of their final 11 to match that record. .
Why Bet on the New York Knicks
The New York Knicks are not quite eliminated from the postseason, but it’s only a matter of time. The Knicks have already beat their win total of a season ago by 12 wins. New York is led by Carmelo Anthony, who is scoring 21.8 points per game, and dishing out more than 4 assists per game. The Knicks are third in the Atlantic Division, trailing both the Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics.
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
The Cleveland Cavaliers are not sure what their future holds. They have a ton of question marks, despite being the top seed in the Eastern Conference. The New York Knicks are hoping to finish the season strong, but in the end, they just do not have enough firepower to win this game, even playing at home. The bet for this game is an easy one. The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to win this game by double digits over the New York Knicks. Bet the Cleveland Cavaliers -9.5 over the New York Knicks on Saturday night. The final score prediction is Cavs 104 and Knicks 91.