Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 5, 2023

NBA Predictions

Buddy Hield’s Indiana Pacers (34-45) will aim to upset RJ Barrett and the New York Knicks when the Pacers square off against the Knicks on April 5, 2023. The line has the Knicks favored by 4.5 points against the Pacers. The over/under for the game is 229.5.

Knicks vs. Pacers Odds

  • Knicks odds to win: -185
  • Pacers odds to win: +156
  • Spread: Knicks (-4.5)
  • Total: 229.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • TV: BSIN and MSG

Who Will Win Knicks vs. Pacers?

Knicks and Pacers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Knicks are 10-10 against the spread when favored by 4.5 points or more this season.

The Pacers are 20-19 against the spread when an underdog by 4.5 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 1.9 more points per game (231.4) than this matchup’s total of 229.5 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.0 more points per game, 231.5, than this game’s over/under of 229.5 points.

The average point total for Knicks games this year is 1.3 fewer points than the over/under of 229.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for Indiana this year is 5.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

New York is 44-34-1 against the spread this season.

The Pacers are 42-36-1 against the spread this year.

Knicks Stats & Insights

The Knicks average 115.6 points per game (12th in the league) while giving up 112.5 per contest (ninth in the NBA). They have a +244 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 3.1 points per game.

The Knicks come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 4.5 boards. They are collecting 46.6 rebounds per game (third in the league) compared to their opponents’ 42.1 per contest.

New York knocks down 12.5 three-pointers per game (12th in the league), while its opponents have made 13 on average.

The Knicks rank sixth in the NBA with 114.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 11th in the league defensively with 111.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Knicks have been better offensively at home, where they average 116.8 points per game, compared to road games, where they put up 114.4 per game. Defensively, they are slightly better at home, where they give up 112.3 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow their opponents to score 112.8 per game.

Pacers Stats & Insights

The Pacers are being outscored by 3.2 points per game, with a -250 scoring differential overall. They put up 115.8 points per game (11th in NBA), and allow 119 per contest (29th in league).

The 41.6 rebounds per game Indiana accumulates rank 24th in the NBA, 3.6 fewer than the 45.2 its opponents record.

The Pacers connect on 13.5 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) while shooting 36.4% from deep (13th in NBA). They are making 1.2 more threes than their opponents, who drain 12.3 per game at 37.2%.

The Pacers rank 24th in the NBA with 110.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 25th defensively with 115.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, Indiana averages 118.8 points per game. On the road, it scores 113.

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Josh Hart has a statline of 9.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.

This season, Barrett is averaging 19.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

Immanuel Quickley leads active Knicks in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Hart averages 1.1 steals per game, while Mitchell Robinson swats 1.7 shots per contest.

Pacers Key Players to Watch

Hield pours in 16.8 points per game. He also adds five rebounds per outing and 2.8 assists per contest.

Myles Turner has per-game averages of 18 points, 1.4 assists and 7.5 rebounds this season.

Hield averages 3.6 made threes per game.

The Pacers’ defensive effort gets a lift from Hield (1.2 steals per game) and Turner (2.3 blocks per game).

Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Knicks (- 4.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (229.5)

  • Prediction:
    Knicks 118 – Pacers 113

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