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Cavaliers vs. Knicks: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks are battling in the opening round of the NBA Playoffs, with Game 1 coming up.

The Cavaliers head into this contest following a 106-95 loss to the Hornets on Sunday. The Knicks head into this matchup following a 141-136 loss to the Pacers on Sunday. Sam Merrill’s team-leading 17 points paced the Cavaliers in the losing effort. Obi Toppin scored 34 points in the Knicks’ loss, leading the team.

When is Cavaliers vs. Knicks and when does it start?

This contest between the Cavaliers and Knicks will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 6:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Cavaliers vs. Knicks

The Cavaliers and Knicks will take to the court at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for this matchup on April 15, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN.

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Cavaliers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Cavaliers have won 47, or 73.4%, of the 64 games they’ve played as favorites this season.

The Cavaliers score just 0.8 fewer points per contest (112.3) than the Knicks surrender (113.1).

The Cavaliers make 11.6 three-pointers per game (19th in the league) at a 36.7% rate (11th in the NBA), compared to the 11.3 their opponents make while shooting 36.8% from beyond the arc.

The Cavaliers’ offense has been much better in home games (113.2 PPG) compared to their play on the road (111.3 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better when playing at home (105.0 PPG allowed) compared to their play on the road (108.8 PPG allowed).

In their last 10 games, the Cavaliers have been scoring 113.5 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 112.3 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Knicks Stats, Odds & Insights

The Knicks’ +240 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.9 points per game) is a result of putting up 116.0 points per game (11th in NBA) while allowing 113.1 per outing (12th in league).

The Knicks’ 116.0 points-per-game average is 9.1 more points than the 106.9 the Cavaliers give up.

With 12.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.4% from downtown, the Knicks are 11th and 19th in the NBA, respectively, in those categories.

At home the Knicks are better offensively, putting up 117.3 points per game, compared to 114.8 on the road. They’re also better defensively, conceding 113.0 points per game at home, and 113.2 on the road.

In their previous 10 games, the Knicks are putting up 122.5 points per game, 6.5 more than their season average (116.0).

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers Leaders
Donovan Mitchell 68 28.3 4.3 4.4 1.5 0.4 3.6
Darius Garland 69 21.6 2.7 7.8 1.2 0.1 2.4
Evan Mobley 79 16.2 9.0 2.8 0.8 1.5 0.3
Jarrett Allen 68 14.3 9.8 1.7 0.8 1.2 0.0
Caris LeVert 74 12.1 3.8 3.9 1.0 0.3 1.7

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Knicks Leaders
Julius Randle 77 25.1 10.0 4.1 0.6 0.3 2.8
Jalen Brunson 68 24.0 3.5 6.2 0.9 0.2 2.0
RJ Barrett 73 19.6 5.0 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 81 14.9 4.2 3.4 1.0 0.2 2.1
Quentin Grimes 71 11.3 3.2 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.2

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Author: Luis Escalante

Luis Escalante is a seasoned expert in NBA betting and Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. With over a decade of experience in sports analytics and a strong background in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting, Luis has become a well-respected and trusted authority in the industry. His extensive knowledge of data analysis and sports betting strategies has helped countless individuals make informed decisions and gain an edge in the competitive world of betting. Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014, Luis is committed to providing the highest quality insights and advice.