Knicks vs. Pacers Prediction
Will the Indiana Pacers cover the point spread against the New York Knicks when the two teams meet Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Indiana. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Pacers are 10.5-point home favorites versus the Knicks, who opened as 10.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 207.5 after hitting the board at the same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Indiana. As of this writing, 53% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Pacers to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 61% of the betting tickets are also on the under.
Who We Like: The home team is 21-6 against the spread in the last 27 meetings between these two teams while the Knicks are just 2-10 against the number in their last 12 trips to Indiana. The Knicks are also just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 1-4 against the number in their last five Eastern Conference matchups, and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games against a team with a winning record.
On the other side, the Pacers are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games versus Atlantic opponents and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games played on Sunday. They've covered in five of their last seven home games versus a team with a losing record, too.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: INDIANA PACERS -10.5