Pacers vs. Knicks Prediction
Are the Pacers a risky play as a road favorite tonight against the Knicks at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Knicks are 3-point home underdogs versus the Pacers after opening as a 2.5-point underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 211 after opening at 211.5.
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Indiana has split over its last 10 games, both on the hardwood and at the betting window. The Pacers are just 30-35 against the spread on the season, which includes a losing mark on the road at 13-19 ATS.
The Knicks have dropped seven of their last 10 games and are 4-6 against the number over that span. That said, they still own a winning record at the betting window on the year at 34-33 and are 18-14 against the spread at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Pacers are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games in New York while the home team is 19-7 at the betting window in the last 26 meetings between these two teams. The Pacers are also just 2-7 against the spread in their last nine conference games while the Knicks have cashed in five of their last seven home games coming off a road trip of seven or more days.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: NEW YORK KNICKS +3