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The New York Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Quicken Loans Arena.

Last time out for New York, they were a 118-111 loser as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Knicks failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 229 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Cleveland was a 111-104 loser in its last match at home against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 215 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New York:
Team record: 51-27 SU, 43-34-1 ATS

is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 13 games

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland:
Team record: 24-54 SU, 41-37 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against New York
is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games when playing New York

When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

Next up:
New York home to Indiana, Sunday, April 14
Cleveland at Philadelphia, Sunday, April 14