Knicks vs Pacers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Sunday, April 9, 2023

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The New York Knicks (47-34) host the Indiana Pacers (34-47) on April 9, 2023 at Madison Square Garden. The Pacers are underdogs by a nine-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 6-4 record in their last 10 games. A 231-point over/under is set for the matchup.

How to bet Knicks vs. Pacers

New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with sportsbooks listing the Knicks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -378 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +301 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231 points.

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Knicks vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MSG
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Knicks vs. Pacers Betting Trends

The Knicks are 45-34-2 against the spread this season. New York has been victorious in 27, or 67.5%, of the 40 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Knicks games this year have hit the over on 43 of 81 set point totals.

In the Pacers’ 81 games this year, they have 42 wins against the spread. Indiana has won 24 of the 63 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (38.1%). Pacers games this season have eclipsed the over/under 50.6% of the time (41 out of 81 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Knicks Leaders
RJ Barrett 72 19.6 5.1 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 80 14.7 4.1 3.4 1 0.2 2.1
Quentin Grimes 70 11.1 3.3 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.2
Josh Hart 75 9.8 7.8 3.8 1.2 0.3 0.8
Mitchell Robinson 58 7.3 9.2 0.9 0.9 1.8 0


Pacers Leaders
Myles Turner 62 18 7.5 1.4 0.6 2.3 1.5
Buddy Hield 79 16.8 5 2.8 1.2 0.3 3.6
Bennedict Mathurin 77 16.6 4.1 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.3
Aaron Nesmith 72 10.1 3.8 1.3 0.8 0.4 1.6
Jalen Smith 68 9.4 5.8 1 0.3 0.9 0.8
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Knicks vs. Pacers Injury Report

Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton: Out (Ankle), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle), Myles Turner: Questionable (Back), T.J. McConnell: Questionable (Hip), Oshae Brissett: Questionable (Lower Back), Jalen Smith: Questionable (Knee), Aaron Nesmith: Questionable (Head), Isaiah Jackson: Questionable (Head)

What you need to know about the New York Knicks

With 115.8 points per game on offense, New York ranks 12th in the NBA. On defense, it gives up 112.8 points per contest, which ranks 11th in the league. The Knicks score 116.8 points per game when playing at home, compared to 114.8 points per game away from home, a difference of two points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Knicks have been putting up 120.5 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 115.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

New York is 11th in the NBA with 12.6 treys per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 19th with a 35.4% shooting percentage from downtown. The Knicks are attempting 53.5 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 60% of the shots they’ve taken (and 69.9% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 35.7 threes per contest, which are 40% of their shots (and 30.1% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Offensively, Indiana is the 10th-ranked team in the NBA (116 points per game). On defense, it is second-worst (119.3 points conceded per game). In 2022-23 the Pacers are scoring 5.9 more points per game at home (118.9) than away (113). The Pacers are putting up 116.2 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 0.2 more than their average for the season (116).

In 2022-23, Indiana is sixth in the NBA in 3-point makes (13.5 per game) and 14th in 3-point percentage (36.5%). The Pacers attempt 41.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 58.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 32.2% of the Pacers’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 67.8% are 2-pointers.

Knicks vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick

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Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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