Knicks vs Pacers Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, December 18, 2022

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The New York Knicks (16-13) visit the Indiana Pacers (15-15), with the matchup starting at 5:00 PM ET from Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Sunday, December 18, 2022. The Knicks are only 1.5-point favorites in the game. A 227.5-point over/under has been installed 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 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Knicks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Knicks have -111 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at -109 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.

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Knicks vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MSG
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Knicks vs. Pacers Betting Trends

The Knicks have played 29 games, with 15 wins against the spread. New York has been chosen as the favorite in 11 games this year and has walked away with the win eight times (72.7%) in those games. The Knicks have eclipsed the over/under in 43.3% of their opportunities this year (13 times in 30 games with a set point total).

The Pacers have played 30 games, with 17 wins against the spread. Indiana has been the moneyline underdog 22 total times this season. Indy has gone 10-12 in those games. The Pacers have gone over the point total 46.7% of the time this year (14 of 30 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Knicks

Knicks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Julius Randle 29 22.4 9 3.6 0.8 0.2 2.4
Jalen Brunson 29 20.5 3.2 6.3 1.1 0.2 1.5
RJ Barrett 29 19.2 5.6 2.9 0.6 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 29 9.8 4.1 3 1 0.1 1.2
Cameron Reddish 20 8.4 1.6 1 0.8 0.4 0.9

Pacers

Pacers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Haliburton 28 19.7 4.1 10.7 1.8 0.4 2.8
Bennedict Mathurin 30 18 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.9
Buddy Hield 30 17.5 4.7 2.6 1 0.3 3.6
Myles Turner 24 17.4 7.8 1.4 0.6 2.2 1.7
Jalen Smith 29 10.5 6.4 1.2 0.3 1 1.1
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Knicks vs. Pacers Injury Report

Pacers: Chris Duarte: Questionable (Ankle), Daniel Theis: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the New York Knicks

New York is scoring 114.3 points per game (12th-ranked in NBA) this season, while allowing 112.4 points per contest (13th-ranked). The Knicks post 116 points per game when playing at home, compared to 112.7 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.3 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Knicks have been putting up 114.6 points per game, an average that’s a little higher than the 114.3 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

New York ranks 20th in the NBA by draining 11.3 threes per game, but it has a 32.9% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks fifth-worst in the league. Of the shots attempted by the Knicks in 2022-23, 62.3% of them have been two-pointers (72.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 37.7% have been from beyond the arc (27.4%).

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What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Indiana scores 114.9 points per game and allow 115.8, ranking them 11th in the NBA on offense and 22nd defensively. At home the Pacers are scoring 117.3 points per game, 4.8 more than they are averaging on the road (112.5). The Pacers are posting 113.3 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 1.6 fewer points than their average for the season (114.9).

Beyond the arc, Indiana is fifth-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (14.6). It is ninth in 3-point percentage at 36.5%. The Pacers take 44.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 35.9% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 55.1% of their shots, with 64.1% of their makes coming from there.

Knicks vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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