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Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 12302023

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Prediction & Betting Tips 12/30/2023

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Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks 12/30/2023:
  • We like the Knicks on the moneyline (+140)
  • The Knicks are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 231 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Knicks versus the Pacers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSIN. The game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

The over/under for this game is set at 247 points, and the Pacers are the home favorites against the Knicks in a Eastern conference matchup. Check out BetCoco for Indiana Pacers – New York Knicks odds

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Knicks and Pacers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Knicks have a record of 2-1. The Knicks also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 258 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-0.

  • In their last five games away from home, the Knicks have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 117 points per game in these contests.
  • Across the Pacers last ten home games, the team averaged 123 points per game while allowing 125. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • The last three games that New York was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Indiana has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Prediction

Heading into today’s matchup vs. the Pacers, the Knicks find themselves in 7th place in the Eastern Conference. New York has dropped two straight games and sits 3rd in the Atlantic Division with a record of 17-14.

Before the game, the Knicks are 4-point underdogs on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in 15 of their 31 games and have gone 7-8 straight up in those games.

New York’s average scoring differential on the road this season is -0.5 points per game, which is the 7th-best mark in the East. Overall, they are 9-10 on the road.

When looking at their ATS performance, the Knicks are 17-14 for the season. Their average cover on the road is -0.5 points per game, and they have failed to cover in two straight games on the road.

This season, the Knicks have combined with their opponents to average 228.1 points per game, and their games have had an average over/under line of 225.1.

In their last game, the Knicks failed to reach their season average of 115 points per game. They finished with 108 points while shooting 44.2% from the field. Leading the team in scoring is Jalen Brunson, who is averaging 25.8 PPG. Julius Randle is also averaging 23.4 PPG heading into today’s game.

At this time, the Knicks’ defense is positioned 12th in the NBA, permitting 113.1 points per game. The Knicks defense is coming off a game in which they held the Magic offense to just 44.2% shooting. Overall, they gave up 117 points to Orlando.

In the Eastern Conference, the Pacers are in 8th place and 3rd in their division at 16-14. If they are going to move up in the standings, they will need to improve on their average of 8.3 points per game as the favorite (vs. 5.5 as the underdog).

So far, Indiana has been the favorite in 16 of their 30 games and have gone 8-7 both straight up and against the spread in those games. Their current two-game winning streak has them two games below .500 on the road (8-7) and 8-7 at home.

Against the spread, the Pacers are also sitting at 16-14 for the season. Their average scoring differential vs. the spread is +0.6 points per game on the road and +6.3 at home.

Their over/under record is 21-9, but they have four straight games finish below the OU lines. For the season, 25 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 247 points. On average, their games have had an OU line of 241.9 points.

The Pacers offense is tops in the league at 126.1 PPG heading into today’s game. In 80.0% of their games, they have outscored their opponent’s defensive average. Tyrese Haliburton is the team’s leading scorer at 24.7 PPG while Myles Turner is averaging 17.4 PPG.

Coming into today’s game, the Pacers’ defense is giving up an average of 124.8 points per contest. The Indiana defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 50.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Indiana.

In spite of being 4 point underdogs, we anticipate the Knicks winning this one 116-115.

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Betting Tips

  • We like the Knicks on the moneyline (+140)
  • The Knicks are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 231 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Bruce Brown – Knee – Out
  • Isaiah Jackson – Finger – Questionable

New York Knicks Injury Report

  • Mitchell Robinson – Ankle – Out
  • Jericho Sims – Ankle – Out

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