Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, 5/17/24

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds, Prediction, Pick, 5/17/24

Knicks vs Pacers Betting odds and wagering prediction for this game set for May 17, 2024. Place a bet on this NBA basketball game now.

The Pacers are hoping to force a seventh game in their first-round series with the Knicks, behind 3-2 entering game six. The Pacers are 6.5-point favorites at home and -250 on the money line. The over/under is 215.5 points, with the Knicks at +203 on the money line. The game will take place at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, and it will begin at 8:30 PM ET. ESPN is airing the game on television.

The Knicks defeated the Pacers 121-91 in the most recent game of this series. New York easily covered the spread in this game, since they were 1.5 point favorites going into it. The Knicks had a strong second quarter in this game, outscoring the Pacers 31-22. The game fell six points short of the over/under mark of 218 points.

Jalen Brunson had a big game for the Knicks, scoring 44 points. Pascal Siakam lead the Pacers with 22 points. The Knicks limited the Pacers to 43.1% shooting from the field. The Knicks also made 12 three-pointers, matching their season average.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Odds

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Knicks vs Pacers Betting Prediction

Read our Knicks vs Pacers Betting prediction. See who we believe will win and cover the spread in Indianapolis.

  • The Knicks currently have a 50-32 record.
  • The Knicks have an average of 112.8 points per game this season.
  • The Knicks most recently defeated the Pacers 121-91.
  • At 47-35, the Pacers will meet the Knicks.
  • Indiana has a 57% effective field goal percentage, ranking second.
  • The Pacers are aiming to rebound from their loss to the Knicks.

New York Knicks Betting Prediction

First, we have the Knicks vs Pacers Betting prediction for New York.

In their most recent game, the Knicks defeated the Pacers 121-91. They were 1.5 points ahead in that game, and the victory boosted their total record to 50-32. The New York Knicks finished second in the Eastern Conference and second in the Atlantic Division.

This season, the Knicks are 25-21 on the road and 26-19 against the spread. As the underdog, they are 20-20 ATS, while the favorite is 31-21. Currently, they are 6.5 points behind.

This season, the Knicks have gone 42-50-1 on the over/under, with an average of 221 points per game. Today’s over/under is 215.5, which is lower than their season average of 220.7.

The Knicks are 35-17 in the Eastern Conference and 15-15 versus non-conference opponents. As the underdog, they have a 16-24 record and have lost two straight games.

Julius Randle is out for the Knicks, leaving them without their leading scorer who averages 24 points per game. Jalen Brunson is averaging 32 points over his last five games and 28.7 points per game this season. During this time, he shot 48.4% from the field. Bojan Bogdanovic and OG Anunoby are also sidelined for the Knicks. Bogdanovic averaged 15.2 points per game, while Anunoby scored 14.7.

For the season, the Knicks are averaging 112.8 points per game, ranking 19th in the league. They have performed marginally better on the road, averaging 113.3 points per game. New York is the league’s slowest-paced team, with an average of 94.8 possessions. Their field goal percentage of 46% ranks 21st in the NBA.

So far this season, the Knicks have been one of the NBA’s greatest defensive teams, ranking fifth in points allowed per game with 108.4. On the road, they have performed even better, ranking eighth in the NBA with 111.3 points per game.

The Knicks have struggled a bit defensively this season, ranking 21st in defensive rebounds per game. They’ve also failed to defend the rim, finishing 28th in blocked shots per game.

The Knicks have done a good job defending the three-point line, ranking 11th in three-point shooting % allowed. However, over the last five games, they have struggled in this regard, ranking 29th in three-point shooting % allowed.

Indiana Pacers Betting Prediction

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

Today, the Pacers are 6.5-point favorites over the Knicks. This season, Indiana has been the favorite in 50 of its 82 games, going 31-19. As the favorite, they are 24-26 against the spread.

Indiana’s over/under record this season is 49-44, and their games have averaged 241.3 points per game, compared to the current line of 215.5. The team’s last three games have all finished under the over/under.

Indiana’s last game was again against the Knicks, and they lost 121-91. The Pacers were 1.5-point underdogs in that game, and the total score was 212 points. The over/under for that game was 218.

The Pacers now rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 47-35 record. In Central Division play, they are 11-6 and 32-20 against Eastern Conference opponents. The Pacers are 31-15 at home, while their road record is 22-25.

The Pacers are 25-20 against the spread at home and 25-16 as favorites. At home, they’ve outscored their opponents by an average of 7.7 points.

This season, Indiana’s offense is averaging 123.3 points per game, the best in the league. They’ve performed even better at home, averaging 124.9 points per game. The Pacers are also one of the league’s fastest teams, with 101.2 possessions per game.

Tyrese Haliburton’s last five games have yielded an average of 21.6 points on 53.3% shooting. In these contests, he averaged four threes per game. Pascal Siakam has averaged 19 points per game over his last five games, compared to 21.7 for the season. Indiana will be missing Benedict Mathurin, who averages 14.5 points per game.

Coming into tonight’s game, the Pacers allow an average of 119.2 points per game, ranking 27th in the NBA. At home, they allow 117.2 points per game, which ranks 25th in the league.

So far this season, opponents have shot fewer threes than their season average in 87.8% of their games against Indiana. Overall, the Pacers lead the NBA in made threes allowed per game with 10.8.

Indiana ranks 28th in both rebounding and defensive rebounds per game. They also rank eighth in blocked shots per game.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Trends

Here are the Knicks vs Pacers Betting trends:

  • New York has a 2-3 record in its previous five away games. During this time, they averaged 104 points per game while allowing 112. The team finished 3-2 against the spread.
  • Over the last five home games, the Pacers have averaged 109 points per game while allowing 119. Their record against the spread in these games was 2-3, while they went 1-4 straight-up.
  • Looking back at the Knicks’ last three games as an underdog, they have a 1-2 record. Their record against the spread in these games was 2-1.
  • In their last ten games as the favorite, the Pacers have an 8-2 straight up record. However, their record against the spread was merely 5-5.

Knicks vs Pacers Betting Pick

Free Knicks vs Pacers Betting Pick: New York Spread

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