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|Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks|
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the New York Knicks will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Madison Square Garden. Cleveland lost its last outing, a 100-89 result against the Pelicans on January 28. The Cavaliers failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 189 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Knicks were a 114-88 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Celtics. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (202) made winners of OVER bettors. Cleveland:
Team record: 16-29 SU, 19-26 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Team record: 18-27 SU, 19-26 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Cleveland at Houston, Saturday, February 1
New York home to Miami, Saturday, February 1