Knicks vs. Cavaliers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Knicks vs. Cavaliers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The New York Knicks will go up against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs.

On Tuesday when these two teams last played, the Cavaliers defeated the Knicks 107-90. Darius Garland led the Cavaliers to the victory with a team-leading 32 points. Julius Randle notched 22 points in the Knicks’ loss.

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

This contest between the Knicks and Cavaliers is scheduled to tip off on Friday, April 21, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 8:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Knicks vs. Cavaliers

The Knicks and Cavaliers will hit the court at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on April 21, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ABC, MSG, BSOH.

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Knicks Stats, Odds & Insights

The Knicks have won 26, or 63.4%, of the 41 games they’ve played as favorites this season.

The 116 points per game the Knicks score are 9.1 more points than the Cavaliers give up (106.9 points per game).

The Knicks connect on 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 13. They shoot 35.4% from deep while their opponents hit 35.7% from long range.

The Knicks’ offense has been much better in home games (117.3 PPG) compared to road games (114.8 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better in home games (113 PPG allowed) compared to away games (113.2 PPG allowed).

The Knicks have seen an uptick in scoring lately, racking up 116.2 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.2 points more than the 116 they’ve scored this year.

Cavaliers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Cavaliers’ +441 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 5.4 points per game) is a result of putting up 112.3 points per game (25th in NBA) while giving up 106.9 per contest (first in league).

The Cavaliers put up an average of 112.3 points per game. That’s just 0.8 fewer points than the 113.1 the Knicks allow.

At 11.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 36.7% from downtown, the Cavaliers are 19th and 11th in the league, respectively, in those categories.

In 2022-23 the Cavaliers are putting up more points at home (113.2 per game) than away (111.3). And they are conceding less at home (105) than on the road (108.8).

In their past 10 games, the Cavaliers are putting up 110.7 points per contest, compared to their season average of 112.3.

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Knicks Leaders
Julius Randle 77 25.1 10 4.1 0.6 0.3 2.8
Jalen Brunson 68 24 3.5 6.2 0.9 0.2 2
RJ Barrett 73 19.6 5 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 81 14.9 4.2 3.4 1 0.2 2.1
Quentin Grimes 71 11.3 3.2 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.2

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 2.8 0.8 1.5 0.3
Jarrett Allen 68 14.3 9.8 1.7 0.8 1.2 0
Caris LeVert 74 12.1 3.8 3.9 1 0.3 1.7

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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.