Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, for 5/10/24

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, for 5/10/24

Knicks vs Pacers Betting odds and wagering prediction for this game set for May 10, 2024. Place a bet on this NBA basketball game now.

Game three of the Eastern Conference first-round series between the Knicks and Pacers will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. New York leads the series 2-0 and is the second seed in the East. The Pacers are the sixth seed and are 7-point home favorites. The over/under is 222.5, with money line odds of +229 for the Knicks and -284 for the Pacers. ESPN is airing the game on television.

The Knicks defeated the Pacers 130-121 in the most recent game of the series. New York was 4.5-point favorites and won by 9 points, covering the spread. The over/under for the game was 218.5 points, which the teams handily exceeded with a combined 251 points.

Based on the scoring in this game, the Pacers and Knicks were tied at 36 after the first quarter. Indiana then outscored New York 37-27 in the second period. However, the Knicks turned things around in the third quarter, outscoring the Pacers 36–18. Jalen Brunson led the Knicks with 29 points, and OG Anunoby scored 28. Tyrese Haliburton of the Pacers scored 34 points and made seven three-pointers.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds

Here are the Knicks vs Pacers Betting odds:

NEW YORK KNICKS +7 +235 Over 222.5
INDIANA PACERS -7 -290 Under 222.5

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Knicks vs Pacers Betting Prediction

Keep reading to see our Knicks vs Pacers Betting prediction. In this post, we will discuss who will win and cover the spread.

  • At 50-32, the Knicks take on the Pacers.
  • New York’s defense allows 108.4 points per game.
  • The Knicks defeated the Pacers 130-121 last time around.
  • The Pacers are now 47-35.
  • So far, the Pacers have averaged 123.3 points per game.
  • The Pacers are aiming to rebound from their loss to the Knicks.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Prediction: New York

Here is the Knicks vs Pacers Betting prediction for New York.

The Knicks have won three consecutive games and are 50-32 for the season, good for second place in the Eastern Conference. New York is 15-15 in non-conference games and 35-17 versus the East.

The Knicks are 16-22 as underdogs this season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, they’re 25-19 straight up and 25-18 against the spread.

New York’s over/under record this season is 42-47-1, and the over has hit in their previous four games. On average, they have scored 221.2 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Knicks defeated the Pacers 130-121. They were 4.5 point favorites in that game and covered the spread. The over/under for that game was 218.5.

The Knicks have the league’s worst pace, averaging 94.8 possessions per game. Despite playing at a leisurely tempo, they rank 20th in field goal percentage this season. Overall, the Knicks rank 19th in scoring, at 112.8 points per game. New York’s offense has performed slightly better on the road this season, averaging 114.1 points per game.

Jalen Brunson has been carrying the Knicks offense recently, averaging 40 points per game over the last five games. This occurred while he made 51.8% of his field goal attempts. During this period, he also averaged 7.8 assists. OG Anunoby has averaged 8.4 rebounds and 18.6 points over his previous five games, while making 39.3% of his three-pointers.

The New York Knicks’ defense has been one of the finest in the NBA this season. They now rank fifth in the league in terms of points allowed per game, with 108.4. On the road, they’ve been even better, ranking eighth in the NBA with 111.1 points per game allowed.

The Knicks rank 13th in the league in terms of allowed shooting percentage (47.0%). They have been particularly effective at guarding inside the arc, ranking 11th in two-point shooting percentage allowed (53.9%).

The Knicks have been solid on defense over the last five games, ranking 12th in field goal percentage allowed (45.8%). However, they have struggled to defend the three-point line throughout that time, ranking 22nd with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.2%.

Knicks Key Players to Watch

  • Jalen Brunson leads the Knicks’ scoring and assist lists among active players, with 28.7 points and 6.7 assists per game.
  • Josh Hart has averaged 9.4 points, 4.1 assists, and 8.3 rebounds this season.
  • Donte DiVincenzo averages 3.5 made three-pointers per game.
  • DiVincenzo’s 1.3 steals and Isaiah Hartenstein’s 1.1 blocks per game help the Knicks defend better.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Prediction: Indiana

Now we have the Knicks vs Pacers Betting prediction for Indiana.

This season, the Pacers have an over/under record of 49-41, with the over hitting in their previous three games. This year’s games have averaged 242.2 points per game, compared to the current line of 222.5. Their average O/U line is 239.4.

Indiana’s ATS record this season is 48-40, and they have covered the spread in two consecutive home games. As the favorite, they are 23-25 against the spread at home and 29-19 overall.

Indiana’s last game against the Knicks went over the 218.5-point over/under. New York won the game 130-121. The Pacers were 4.5-point underdogs in the game.

The Pacers now rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 47-35 record. Their record against other Eastern Conference opponents is 32-20, compared to 15-15 in non-conference games.

The Pacers are hoping to prevent a three-game losing streak after falling to the Knicks in their previous game. Indiana is 29-15 at home this season, and they are a 7-point favorite in this game.

Indiana enters the contest as the NBA’s highest-scoring offense, at 123.3 points per game. They have performed even better at home, averaging 125.3 points per game. The Pacers also lead the league in field goal percentage, with 50%.

Tyrese Haliburton has made 47.9% of his field goal attempts in his last five games, including 41.7% of his three-pointers. This has resulted in an average of 19.4 points and 7.4 assists. Obi Toppin has shot 60.4% in his previous five games, averaging 15.6 points and five rebounds.

So far this season, the Pacers are one of the league’s worst defensive teams. They are presently 27th in points allowed per game, at 119.7. Their field goal percentage allowed is likewise in the bottom of the league (49.7%). They have, however, been good at defending the three-point line, ranking first in terms of allowed three-point shooting.

Indiana’s defense has performed somewhat better at home, allowing 118.1 points per game. In terms of rebounding, they rank 28th in the league in rebounds per game and 28th in defensive rebounds per game.

The Pacers have struggled defensively, particularly at the free throw line. They rank 30th in made free throws allowed per game, with 25.6.

Pacers Key Players to Watch

  • Pascal Siakam gives the Pacers 21.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.3 assists.
  • Tyrese Haliburton averages 20.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 10.9 assists per game.
  • Haliburton leads the Pacers in three-point shooting, averaging 2.8 attempts per game.
  • Haliburton averages 1.2 steals per game, and Myles Turner blocks 1.9 shots per game.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Trends

Here are the Knicks vs Pacers Betting trends:

  • The Pacers have an 11-8-1 record against the spread in games favored by 7 points or more this season.
  • This season, the Knicks have failed to cover the spread as underdogs of seven points or more (0-3).
  • These teams average 236.1 points per game, which is 13.6 greater than the total of 222.5.
  • The two teams’ opponents average a combined 5.9 more points per game (228.4) than the 222.5 points scored in this encounter.
  • The average point total for Pacers games this season is 21.0 more than the 222.5 in this matchup.
  • New York’s average point total this year is 1.5 points lower than the game’s over/under.
  • Indiana has a 44-35-3 record against the spread this season.
  • This season, the Knicks had an ATS record of 43-36-3.

Pacers Stats & Insights

  • The Pacers outscore opponents by 3.1 points per game (scoring 123.3 points per game to rank first in the league and allowing 120.2 per contest to rank 27th in the NBA) and have an overall scoring differential of +250.
  • The Pacers average 41.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 28th in the NBA and is 1.9 lower than their opponents’ average of 43.4.
  • Indiana makes 2.5 more three-pointers per game than its opponents, with 13.2 (10th in the league) versus 10.7.
  • The Pacers average 121.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (second in the league), while allowing 118.9 points per 100 possessions (24th in the NBA).
  • The Pacers’ offense has performed significantly better at home (125.5 PPG) than on the road (121.0 PPG). Similarly, their home defense has allowed 118.7 PPG compared to 121.8 PPG on the road.

Knicks Stats & Insights

  • The Knicks’ +376 scoring difference (outscoring opponents by 4.6 points per game) is the result of averaging 112.8 points per game (19th in the NBA) and allowing 108.2 per game (second in the league).
  • New York leads the rebounding battle by 4.6 boards on average. It is seventh in the league with 45.2 rebounds per game, while its opponents average 40.6.
  • The Knicks shoot 13.2 three-pointers per game (10th in the NBA), compared to their opponents’ 12.5. They shot 36.9% from deep while their opponents shoot 36.5%.
  • The Knicks’ offense is sixth in the NBA, with 119.1 points per 100 possessions, while their defense ranks tenth with 114.2 points per 100 possessions.
  • At home, New York averages 111.2 points per game. On the road, it gets 114.4.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Pick

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